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PolitiFact POUNCES on Rick Scott Over Garland's Angry Parents Probe

October 14th, 2021 7:39 AM

PolitiFact gets very defensive when Republicans attack the Biden administration. Attorney General Merrick Garland has zero fact checks from PolitiFact, ever. But on Monday, PolitiFact's Jon Greenberg gave Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) a "False" for an October 5 tweet about Garland's orders to investigate parents as potential violent criminals. 

Politifact Pulls 'Mostly True' Tag on Kerry's Syria Chem Weapons Claim

April 9th, 2017 6:14 PM
On April 5, Politifact, the website which uses "fact-checking" as a shield to advance a left-supporting, right-bashing "truth squad" agenda, decided that "Revisiting the Obama track record on Syria’s chemical weapons" was necessary. I'll say.

Whitewashing the 'Red Line,' Part 2: PolitiFact's Excuse Is That Obama

September 7th, 2013 12:50 PM
In Part 1 of this pair of posts on the press whitewash of President Barack Obama's "red line" on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, I looked at the Washington Post's Glenn Kessler, who excused President Barack Obama's contradictory "red line" remarks as "offhand" statements" which shouldn't count for much compared to official statements and press releases by diplomats and the White House. (…