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Political Promises Scoreboard

This would simply be a web site where each elected official's promises were stated and flagged showing whether they were kept, broken, in-process or inactive. A percentage based on kept divided by (kept + broken) would give us a fairly accurate estimate of their reliability when re-election time comes around.

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  1. Comment
    apugh96

    There are no promises kept by Obama!

  2. Comment
    longshot9999 ( Idea Submitter )

    I had something like what shows up on the right side of this link in mind, only for all politicians -

    http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/

    By the way, very few people would be able to break every single promise they make. If only by accident they'd end up keeping some of them.