Yeah, politics sure are a messy business. Its hard sometimes to keep track of the truths from the half-truths from the little white lies from the Whoppers with cheese, but in any given political speech you will likely be exposed to each and all of them. Better keep a scorecard and fact check everything to be safe.
Now if you ask a candidate what he thinks of his opponent from the other party, you are likely to get a less than completely truthful answer. So I think it is always a good idea to find out what other people from the same party they think of the candidate. They know him best and they'll never drag their party mate through the mud by lying about him.
So here is an endorsement of sorts for Mitt Romney from his fellow conservatives who know him best.