WashPost, CNN 'Fact Checkers' RAGE at GOP for Noting WH Cut Video Feed
Sister Toldjah at RedState reported that those “independent fact checkers” at CNN and The Washington Post rushed to Biden’s defense again on Tuesday. They were upset that Republicans pounced on Team Biden for cutting off the president’s White House video feed in mid-question on Monday in Idaho. Neither guardian of facts noticed Biden unloaded a whopper about "my first job offer"…
Twitter Allows Fake ‘Horse Dewormer’ Overdose Story to Spread
Twitter is allowing a story about overdoses from ivermectin to spread, despite the fact that the story is completely false.
Column: 'Fact Checkers' Rush to 'Correct' Grieving Parents (Updated)
It was truly shocking when President Biden was caught on video checking his watch at Dover Air Force Base on August 29 as the caskets of American soldiers were unloaded into vans, both Snopes.com and USA Today felt the urgent, throbbing need to claim that the grieving family members who complained were wrong.
Wrong! PolitiFact Flags Daily Wire Biden-Mocking Meme as 'Half True'
PolitiFact just can't avoid the chance to defend Joe Biden, even if the "facts" at hand are pretty much true. On August 23, Louis Jacobson threw a "Half True" at a Daily Wire meme on Facebook about Biden cancelling the Keystone pipeline out of Canada, and now we're importing Russian oil instead. How dare conservatives connect the two!
‘Biased’ Fact-Checker Targets PragerU
An independent fact-checker has instructed readers to “proceed with caution” when viewing content from PragerU. NewsGuard described itself as “The Internet Trust Tool,” and claimed it rates websites for truth and credibility. NewsGuard gave PragerU a rating of 57 out of 100.
Snopes Skips Biden Fact Check, Helps Occupy Democrats Blaming Trump
The fact-checkers at Snopes.com haven't done a single fact check on President Biden's statements since the Taliban took over Afghanistan. But they did do a fact check on October 18 attacking President Trump for being soft on the Taliban. A meme by the leftists at Occupy Democrats was ruled "Mostly True."
AP's Pro-CNN 'Fact Check' on Conservatives Ruined by Taliban Behavior
On Tuesday, "AP Fact Check" leaped to the defense of CNN reporter Clarissa Ward when Washington Times columnist Tim Young mocked her on Twitter for saying the Taliban seemed friendly. On Wednesday, AP ruined their own "fact check" by reporting the "friendly" Taliban nearly pistol-whipped one of Ward's producers in Kabul.
Snopes Co-Founder Wrote Plagiarized Articles Under Fake Name: Report
Snopes co-founder David Mikkelson has been accused of publishing plagiarized articles under a false name.
NY Times Fact Check of Conservative Covid ‘Misinformation’ FAILS
New York Times reporter Davey Alba attempted a fact-check on alleged Covid “misinformation” on Tuesday. It didn’t go well. Alba’s examples of “misinformation” seemed a lot like predictions and opinions, not falsehoods, including the possibility of military court-martials for vaccine refusal and the debate over the use of aborted fetal cell lines making vaccines. Alba also…
NY Times's Answer to 'Media' Smears? Smear the GOP, of Course!
Five years after Jim Rutenberg got the ball rolling, New York Times media reporter Marc Tracy publicly angled for even less impartial coverage of conservative political figures in “Trump Is Gone, but the Media’s Misinformation Challenge Is Still Here.” The full deck of online headlines: Should news outlets contextualize false claims made by powerful people? Or ignore them…
PolitiFact Tags It FALSE That Biden/Harris 'Distrusted COVID Vaccines'
PolitiFact’s aggressive defense of Biden and Harris popped up again on Friday. They tagged it as “False” for a Tik-Tok video that “Says Joe Biden and Kamala Harris distrusted COVID-19 vaccines.” The quotes in the video are all accurate, but they caused Facebook to flag the video as “Missing Context.” As in – the editing is too negative for their liking.
Column: Republicans Did Not Defund the Police
Here’s an easy test to see whether fact-checking websites can make any claim to be “independent” and nonpartisan in tone. Biden staffers claimed Republicans “defunded the police.” That’s a bald-faced lie.
Meme Lawsuit Dismissed in Free Speech Win
A lawsuit targeting a pro-Trump meme has been dismissed.
PolitiFact Cries FALSE on Biden Backing Subsidized Late-Term Abortions
PolitiFact has a partisan tendency to come running to Biden's defense, and liberal tendency to "fact check" arguments about Democrats backing abortion in the third trimester. This happened again on Wednesday to Derrick Van Orden, a Republican congressional candidate in Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district who narrowly lost in 2020. PolitiFact cries "Mostly False" over a tweet that says…