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."
Standing in front of "Finish the Wall" signs, Trump attacked 'fact-checkers' at his El Paso rally.
Susan Glasser writes this for The New Yorker, under the headline "It’s True: Trump Is Lying More, and He’s Doing It on Purpose." I think it's more than that...
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.
Bob Schieffer, former host of Face The Nation and Presidential debate moderator told John Dickerson that moderators have obligation to fact check if candidates don't.
CNN, New Day, Jan. 15, 2016.
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:
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 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
Thursday, Politifact Editor Bill Adair probably ruined his outlet's chances of ever being taken seriously again as an objective debunker of political spin. What a shame. There's a glaring need for somebody to play that role, and Politifact was in