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.

WashPost 'Fact Checker' DRAGGED Into '4 Pinocchios' for Liar McAuliffe

October 28th, 2021 1:54 PM

Washington Post “Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler had to be dragged, sort of kicking and screaming, to give Terry McAuliffe “4 Pinocchios” for dramatically exaggerating COVID among children in Virginia. Kessler let McAuliffe publicists talk him out of a check three times before he felt like he was suckered. 

Column: Cowardly Biden Hides From the Press on Afghanistan

August 20th, 2021 5:52 AM

The very supportive media environment around President Biden has turned suddenly sour over this administration’s shoddy handling of Afghanistan. This debacle shouldn’t be buried and ignored by the press, like they’ve tried to do with the border crisis. But Biden’s gone back to hiding as a strategy, as he did in the 2020 campaign.

WashPost 'Fact Check' Headline LIES on Biden's Coal-Miner Ancestor LIE

May 30th, 2021 10:49 PM

Fact-checkers came running to President Biden's defense again. In Sunday's Washington Post, "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler had an article headlined "Biden's claim that his 'great grand-pop' was a coal miner mostly pans out." But if you read the actual article...it doesn't pan out. 

Column: The Media's Embarrassing Incuriosity About Wuhan

May 28th, 2021 5:59 AM

Pardon the whiplash! It feels like the media suddenly decided the theory that the deadly coronavirus leaked from a lab in Wuhan is now considered plausible when it was aggressively dismissed by the press as a “fringe theory” in 2020.

NPR Gives 8 Minutes to WashPost to Defend Lame Tim Scott 'Fact Check'

May 2nd, 2021 11:10 PM

Washington Post "fact checker" Glenn Kessler drew a lot of fire for digging deeply into the family history of Sen. Tim Scott to suggest his life story was exaggerated. On Sunday night's All Things Considered, NPR weekend host Michel Martin devoted more than eight minutes of air time to letting Kessler defend himself, as liberal journalists stick up for liberal…

Democracy Is A-OK With Biden! Post Ends Prez Fact Checking Database

April 27th, 2021 4:26 PM

The Washington Post, which infamously added “democracy dies in darkness” to its front page once Donald Trump took office, has now apparently decided that everything is just fine. As noted by The Washington Times, the liberal Post is ending its presidential database of fact checks.

WashPost Fact Checker Tags Tim Scott with Exaggerating Family History

April 23rd, 2021 4:13 PM

On Thursday, Republicans announced that Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina would offer the GOP response to President Biden’s address to Congress. By Friday morning, The Washington Post “Fact Checker” jumped into investigating Senator Scott’s story about his grandfather. Conservative Twitter had a field day with this

WashPost 'Fact Checker' Threw FOUR Pinocchios at Biden's Georgia Lies

March 30th, 2021 10:32 PM

Washington Post "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler surprised readers on Thursday by throwing "Four Pinocchios" at President Biden over his claims that Georgia's Republicans would "end voting at five o'clock when working people are just getting off work."

WashPost 'Fact Checker' Promoted 'There's No Migrant Surge' Article

March 26th, 2021 3:23 PM

On Tuesday, Washington Post "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler retweeted a very questionable Washington Post article using the headline “There’s no migrant ‘surge’ at the U.S. southern border. Here’s the data." After an uproar about their border "denialism," the headline was revised to “The migrant ‘surge’ at the U.S. southern border is actually a predictable pattern.” (In other…

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WashPost 'Fact Checker' Admits They Won't Count Biden's False Claims

January 23rd, 2021 9:17 PM

Glenn Kessler and his Washington Post “Fact Checker” squad celebrated their end-of-term count of President Trump’s “false and misleading statements” – 30,573. Shelby Talcott of the Daily Caller put the Post on the record explaining what he all could expect: there will be no False & Misleading Claims count for President Biden. Kessler touted Biden would be like Obama, easily…