Cheney's Web Site Plug Goes Awry

In Tuesday's debate with Sen. John Edwards, Vice President Dick Cheney answered a charge about his role at Halliburton by referencing a Web site, factcheck.com. The site, an advertising holder for encyclopedia companies, was overwhelmed with visits before forwarding all traffic to George Soros.com — which bears the headline, "Why we must not re-elect President Bush." The vice president meant FactCheck.org. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Melissa Block.

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