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WHEN NOT OUTRIGHT LYING, FACT-CHECKERS MAKE FOOLS OF THEMSELVES
Breitbart ^ | 9/4/2012 | John Nolte

Posted on 09/04/2012 10:18:12 AM PDT by KansasGirl

The era of fact-checkers being trusted as honest brokers might be over, but that doesn't mean they won't do what the equally irrelevant mainstream media does: double down in their spewing of narrative-lies and propaganda to aid and abet the left.

Case in point, Politifact.

Politiact is the worst of the mainstream media's dishonest fact-checkers (no small feat). They're the ones who ruled as true the absolute lie that Obama increased federal spending at a lower rate than any other modern president.

Because there is no bottom to how low Politifact will go, Politifact is now brazenly lying by awarding a feeble "mostly true" to absolute black and white facts.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; factcheck; factcheckers; goebbelswouldbeproud; media; msdnc; msm; obamawasntvetted; politifact; pravda; presstitutes; revisionisthistory; snopesbias; stalinisttactics; thebiglie; waronerror; yellowjournalism; zogbyism

1 posted on 09/04/2012 10:18:15 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: KansasGirl

There is no lie the Dems won’t tell for Obama.


2 posted on 09/04/2012 10:43:41 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: KansasGirl

PolitiFact is a St. Petersburg (now Tampa Bay) Times outfit. Anybody familiar with the St. Petersburg Times would know that the old Pravda was a less leftist biased news outlet.


3 posted on 09/04/2012 10:44:14 AM PDT by Armando Guerra
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To: Armando Guerra; KansasGirl

I am acquainted with several people who absolutely swear by Politifact, and call me various and sundry names because I don’t.

The days of civil discourse between the Right and the Left are over.


4 posted on 09/04/2012 11:02:54 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Old Sarge

The days of civil discourse between the Right and the Left are over.


The Left realizes this. The Right does not.


5 posted on 09/04/2012 12:04:32 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Behind enemy lines in the city where it's illegal to buy a Big Gulp)
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To: Armando Guerra

Hey wait one minute! It’s the Scranton Times-Tribune that actually employs all the old Pravda hacks! Bob


6 posted on 09/04/2012 12:09:05 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("You're a worn-out face in all the hang-out places where the lost souls congregate." Al Stewart)
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To: Armando Guerra

In fact, it’s so bad that there are plans to place Chris Kelly’s body in glass on permanent display on Courthouse Square after his passing. Bob


7 posted on 09/04/2012 12:12:36 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("You're a worn-out face in all the hang-out places where the lost souls congregate." Al Stewart)
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To: KansasGirl

A local leftie columnist loves to cite Politifact to attack conservatives. That’s what it’s for.


8 posted on 09/04/2012 12:14:16 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: KansasGirl

How many years is this after Snopes was discredited as a biased reference?


10 posted on 09/04/2012 8:11:19 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: F15Eagle

There is no lie a democrat brain dead voter won’t believe.

There is no lie that will change the way a lame brain democrat votes.


11 posted on 09/04/2012 11:05:36 PM PDT by Terry Mross (2016 THE MOVIE....scarier than any zombie movie.)
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To: F15Eagle
There was no talk of Obama's Kenyan, goat herding father last night , that was promoted in 2008.

Maybe too many holes in the story, plus it highlights eligibility.

Instead it was all about Obama's VP Bank executive granny...portrayed as a victim who couldn't get ahead because she was a woman.

12 posted on 09/05/2012 7:07:14 AM PDT by opentalk
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