The website carlyfiorina.org claims that Fiorina laid off 30,000 Hewlett-Packard employees and said she wished she had laid them off faster.
Despite this being a completely untrue statement, Politifact rated it as “half true” because 30,000 people were indeed laid off from HP.
In his ruling on the Fiorina statement, Jacobson wrote: “The claim is
partially accurate, but takes some things out of context, so we rate it
Now compare that reasoning to this one about Democratic presidential
nominee Hillary Clinton and her foundation’s charitable spending: “The
claim contains some element of truth but ignores critical facts that
would give a different impression, so we rate it Mostly False.”