fact checkers

Donald Trump Calls Fact-checkers 'Dishonest People'

Donald Trump Calls Fact-checkers 'Dishonest People'

During a Trump rally in El Paso, Texas on Monday night, Donald Trump continued his assault on the American free press and said: "Some of the most dishonest people in the media are the so-called fact-checkers."
The Fakeness Of The Right's War On Fake-News Monitoring

The Fakeness Of The Right's War On Fake-News Monitoring

I'm a little late getting to the story of Facebook's attempt to control fake news, but I see the right going all in on showy expressions of phony outrage that are clearly meant to set the terms of the debate over what Facebook is doing.

Chuck Todd Accuses Obama Campaign Of Swiftboating Romney

Here we go again. Earlier in the week we had Joe Klein repeating this nonsense. Now it was Chuck Todd filling in for Chris Matthews on his weekend show, making the claim that the Obama campaign is somehow “Swiftboating” Mitt Romney. TODD:

Chuck Todd Badgers Stephanie Cutter About Bain Capital Ads

I caught this segment with MSNBC's Chuck Todd this Thursday morning and almost thought I was listening to a segment on Fox, because they've generally been the ones pushing this Washington Post story and carrying water for the Romney campaign,

Rachel Maddow: PolitiFact... You Are Fired!

Rachel Maddow took the so-called "nonpartisan fact checking" web site, PolitiFact to the woodshed this Wednesday night for yet another incident where the site doesn't seem to understand what the definition of what a "fact" is. Paul Krugman has