Editor’s Pick: Fox on WashPost Backtrack After Terrorist Gets Check

January 7th, 2022 11:40 AM

On Thursday, Fox News media reporter Joseph Wulfsohn covered how “Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler offered a mea culpa of sorts after having rewarded two Pinocchios to Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., for predicting that murderers like convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would receive a COVID stimulus check.”

Wulfsohn explained: “In March 2021, Kessler ran the headline ‘Murderers, undocumented immigrants: Hyped-up claims about who’s getting stimulus checks’ with an image of Cotton plastered on the page...” He then pointed out: “Well, it turns out that the Boston Bomber did, in fact, receive a $1,400 stimulus check....That forced Kessler to revisit his poorly-aged fact-check after receiving an email from Cotton’s press secretary, requesting an update to the 2021 article.”

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