'Fact Checkers' Met In Oslo, Let's Guess What Topics DIDN'T Come Up

June 30th, 2022 11:29 AM

Washington Post "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler penned an "Analysis" that was really more of a press release for "Global Fact 9," a convention for all the "independent fact-checkers around the world" through the liberal Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network. His heroic narrative was the "fact-checking movement" fights a "world awash in baseless claims." This "movement"…

WashPost Once Said ‘Fears’ of Gas Price Spike Under Biden ‘Overblown’

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June 8th, 2022 5:35 PM

The Washington Post desperately tried to protect President Joe Biden from the political fallout of a gas price spike that it pretended in 2020 wouldn’t happen under his leadership.

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WashPost Fact-Checker Slaps Biden for ‘Fantastical’ Energy Claim

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June 3rd, 2022 4:03 PM

A Washington Post fact-checker slapped President Joe Biden with “Four Pinocchios” for making a “fantastical” claim about energy savings.

WashPost Screams Biden 'Cannot Be Faulted' on Baby Formula Shortage

May 15th, 2022 6:55 AM

Conservative media outlets published a shocking story about the baby formula shortage, that illegal immigrants were getting formula where normal citizens were not. The "fact checkers" jumped in to proclaim this was missing context: the federal government was legally obligated to help illegal immigrants.

NewsGuard Gives 100s to Outlets That Called Biden Laptop Disinfo

March 22nd, 2022 8:16 AM

Internet traffic cop NewsGuard outed itself as a pathetic joke by giving perfect grades to outlets that tried to quash the Hunter Biden laptop story. Left-wing news organizations Politico, The Washington Post, Axios and USA Today all maligned the Biden bombshell by the New York Post as possibly part of a 2020 “disinformation” campaign.

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WashPost ‘Fact Checker’: Little Evidence Biden to Blame for Oil Crisis

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March 17th, 2022 12:20 PM

The Washington Post’s editor and chief writer of “The Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler pushed misinformation about President Joe Biden’s responsibility for sky-high energy prices in the U.S.

Fact Checkers Nitpick: Durham Never Said the Libs 'Infiltrated' Trump

February 18th, 2022 3:43 PM

The "independent fact checkers" really wanted to downplay anything John Durham was saying about lawyers for the Clinton campaign snooping around in the Trump team's internet activities. They seized on words that Fox News used that sounded like active verbs meant to sell a story -- in this case, that Team Clinton paid to "infiltrate" the Trump orbit.

WashPost 'Fact Checker' Joins Assault on Free Beacon Crack-Pipe Story

February 12th, 2022 10:40 PM

It's amazing how the "independent fact checkers" show up to try and "correct" conservative reporting that embarrasses the Biden administration. First, it was Snopes that tried to claim the Washington Free Beacon's story on plans to provide free drug paraphernalia (including crack pipes?) for "harm reduction" was "Mostly False." Now Washington Post Pinocchio-peddler Glenn Kessler…

Column: No Fact-Checking for Biden's Atlanta Smears

January 14th, 2022 6:28 AM

One of the most frustrating things about “fact checkers” is how they leap on conservative rhetoric against Democrats as “false” or “missing context,” but let Democrats say the wildest, nastiest things about conservatives, and they get a pass. For example, PolitiFact pounced on Sen. David Perdue of Georgia as a “Pants On Fire” liar for calling his opponent Jon Ossoff a “socialist.” But…

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.”

WashPost Writers Eat Crow for Dismissing Boston Bomber Stimulus

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January 7th, 2022 10:52 AM

The Washington Post is going to have to cope. Its dismissal of Sen. Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) warnings about the Boston Bomber getting paid under President Joe Biden’s gargantuan stimulus bill have resurfaced to haunt the rag.

 

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On CNN, WashPost Most Popular Fact Checks Nearly Skips Over Biden

December 28th, 2021 5:50 PM

Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler displayed his top ten most popular fact checks of the year on CNN this morning, and remarkably, our gaffe-frequent president only earned one spot on the list. 

 

WashPost 'Fact Checker' Rushes to Defend Tax Avoidance by the Bidens

December 14th, 2021 6:54 AM

In Sunday's Washington Post, "fact checker" Glenn Kessler took up Joe and Jill Biden's tax avoidance during the Trump years by channeling funds through an "S corporation." There were no "Pinocchios" awarded. It simply seemed like Kessler wanted to establish that the Bidens were totally okay to use tax loopholes that President Obama tried to close.

Washington Post Memory-Holes and Alters Steele Dossier Stories

November 19th, 2021 10:19 AM

2845. That was how many words that the Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler used on Thursday to try to explain away why the Washington Post, along with much of the rest of the media, for years treated the now-discredited Steele dossier as some kind of investigative "bombshell" endangering Trump.