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Despite concerted attempts by the Media and its "factcheckers" to dismiss the Bain story, Mitt Romney has blown it so badly that it is now the Media issue of the campaign. While Romney is clearly ...
by Armando
Comment Count 475 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 07:46 AM PDT with 491 Recommends
The ad in question - Released yesterday, August 2nd - In 24 hours the ad has been viewed 103, 438 times on Youtube, which means it's getting passed around a bit. This is important. I know ...
by Jacoby Jonze
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT with 372 Recommends
If you, like me, were wondering whether the Romney/Bain story was getting play outside the left-hand side of the media spectrum, you might have gone over to CNN yesterday and read an article by John ...
by MarkC
Comment Count 102 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 12:29 PM PDT with 234 Recommends
So, as the story goes, "senior Republicans" are saying that the Ryan ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 10:21 PM PDT with 219 Recommends
Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post , will from time to time fact check claims made by politicians for the truthfulness. In his fact checking, he uses a rating scale for untruthfulness or ...
by night cat
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 08:54 PM PDT with 163 Recommends
Iowa Republican Senate nominee Joni Ernst is a right-wing extremist . And as the Cedar Rapids newspaper The Gazette ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 114 Recommends
Sadly, this is not in the spirit of Christmas. I ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 105 comments on Sun Dec 25, 2011 at 10:00 AM PST with 91 Recommends
One of the funniest things—on a long and growing list of funny things—about Mitt Romney's refusal to release his tax returns is how the supposedly neutral "fact-checkers" are bending over ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 187 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 08:29 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
A major story in the Washington Post today begins with the following claim:
by elishastephens
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Jul 02, 2009 at 06:49 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Over at the Washington Post, Glenn ( "The Fact Checker" ) Kessler continues his crusade for truthiness. Today Glenn is desperately splitting hairs looking for a way to ding Obama for pointing out ...
by bernardpliers
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 07:28 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
House Government Oversight Committee Chairman ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 01:15 PM PST with 28 Recommends
NOTE: I posted this at ACASignups a few days ago, but given today's front page story about the New England Journal of Medicine 6-month checkup, I'm reposting here as well: Cross-posted at ACA ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 01:26 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Yesterday, when I heard Darrel Issa say that there's a difference between an "Act of Terror" and a "Terrorist Act" I chuckled to myself, thinking, What bullshit, but not unexpected from the Senate's ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 08:01 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Washington Post "fact checker" Glenn Kessler, noted water carrier for Republicans, is up to his old tricks. In today's column , he assigns Obama campaign spokesperson Stephanie Cutter one "pinocchio"
by litho
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 06:22 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
A new round of outings of high-profile Republicans is occurring, and the most recent person caught up in this is none other than Secretary of State Condolezza Rice.
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 462 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2007 at 02:51 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Operating under the bizarre belief that it somehow matters, Glenn Kessler at the Washington Post decided to “ fact check ” the following statement made by President Obama in yesterday’s press ...
by cjo30080
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Everyone erupts in baseless speculation WASHINGTON - The Washington Post 's diplomatic correspondent, Glenn Kessler, has reported facts in his new book, The Confidante: Condoleezza ...
by The Bilerico Project
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2007 at 02:50 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Yesterday, I argued that fact checkers who rate their rulings on a scale should incorporate the number and type of logical fallacies into their ratings . I also argued that the rating scales of fact ...
by Brash Equilibrium
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 07:49 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Fact checkers perform a vital public service. The truth, however, is contentious. So fact checkers take criticism from all sides. Sometimes, they deserve it. For example, Greg Marx wrote in the ...
by Brash Equilibrium
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 07:35 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I can see where Glenn Kessler is coming from in his fact-checker column . At least when it comes to the President - who prefers misdirection to Governor Romney's favored tactic of repeated, overt, ...
by ConfusedSkyes
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 06:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends