Biden’s vs. Trump’s ‘Lies’ — What a Difference an Administration Makes

November 10th, 2022 2:27 PM

During Donald Trump’s presidency, The Washington Post kept a running tally of his alleged lies and/or misleading statements. But, when Joe Biden became president, the Post fact-checker, Glenn Kessler, announced an end to the database operation, saying: “Maintaining the Trump database over four years required about 400 additional 8-hour days over four years beyond our regular…

WashPost 'Fact Checker': Abrams Offers 'Rhetorical Twist' on Denialism

October 10th, 2022 11:43 AM

In Sunday’s paper Washington Post “Fact Checker” sought to downplay the “election denialism” of Stacey Abrams. She wasn’t a Liar to say she “won” her 2018 election for governor of Georgia, or to say it was “stolen from the people of Georgia. No, it was merely twisty rhetoric, no cartoon Pinocchios needed. 

NewsBusters Podcast: 'Fact Checkers' or DNC 'Flying Monkeys'?

September 23rd, 2022 10:01 PM

Stephen Kruiser of PJ Media said it was "beyond ludicrous" for liberal media outlets to have "fact checkers" when they sound like "flying monkeys" for the Democrats (like The Wizard of Oz.) Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler claims you can't say Democrats favor no limits on abortions -- which is true -- because late-term abortions are rare and whenever they happen,…

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Kessler Twice Falsely Defends Democrats' Pro-Abortion Spin

September 22nd, 2022 4:04 PM

Glenn Kessler defended Democrats on abortion not once, but twice on Thursday and both times the Washington Post’s resident fact-checker got his facts wrong.

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WashPost 'Fact Checkers' Now Fighting with 'RNC Research' Twitter

July 24th, 2022 8:39 AM

In the Trump era, the Washington Post 'Fact Checker' squad kept a gaudy list of President Trump's "lies and false statements" and even put together a book titled Donald Trump and His Assault on Truth. But under Biden? The same squad is rushing to Biden's defense, most recently in attacking the "RNC Research" account on Twitter.

NewsBusters Podcast: Liberals First 'Made Hay' on Ohio Kid-Rape Story

July 18th, 2022 10:33 PM

A PBS NewsHour anchor claimed Republicans "made hay" out of the outrageous story that a ten-year-old child in Ohio sought an abortion in Indiana after being impregnated in a rape.  But Democrats and liberal jerks like CNN's Dana Bash exploited it first, before it was fully confirmed. Republicans questioned its authenticity....until it was confirmed by prosecutors. Then Brian Stelter's…

Free Beacon Mocks Biden-Backing 'Fact Checkers' as Democrat Spinners

July 17th, 2022 7:25 AM

Washington Post "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler huffed and puffed on Tuesday about "The misplaced outrage over Hunter Biden and U.S. oil reserves bought by China." One of the "liars" in this outrage was the Washington Free Beacon. In an editorial, they replied "We at the Washington Free Beacon love the fact-checkers. When they’re 'fact-checking' us, we know we must be doing something…

WashPost 'Fact Checker' MILDLY Chides Biden, Press on Child Rape Tale

July 10th, 2022 9:34 AM

This story was "too good to check" for the liberal media -- a ten-year-old rape victim in Ohio having to travel to Indiana to get an abortion. On Saturday, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler noticed it when Biden used it. "This is the account of a one-source story that quickly went viral around the world — and into the talking points of the president." There were no Pinocchios…

'Fact Checkers' Met In Oslo, Let's Guess What Topics DIDN'T Come Up

June 30th, 2022 11:29 AM

Washington Post "Fact Checker" Glenn Kessler penned an "Analysis" that was really more of a press release for "Global Fact 9," a convention for all the "independent fact-checkers around the world" through the liberal Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network. His heroic narrative was the "fact-checking movement" fights a "world awash in baseless claims." This "movement"…

WashPost Once Said ‘Fears’ of Gas Price Spike Under Biden ‘Overblown’

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June 8th, 2022 5:35 PM

The Washington Post desperately tried to protect President Joe Biden from the political fallout of a gas price spike that it pretended in 2020 wouldn’t happen under his leadership.

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WashPost Fact-Checker Slaps Biden for ‘Fantastical’ Energy Claim

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June 3rd, 2022 4:03 PM

A Washington Post fact-checker slapped President Joe Biden with “Four Pinocchios” for making a “fantastical” claim about energy savings.

WashPost Screams Biden 'Cannot Be Faulted' on Baby Formula Shortage

May 15th, 2022 6:55 AM

Conservative media outlets published a shocking story about the baby formula shortage, that illegal immigrants were getting formula where normal citizens were not. The "fact checkers" jumped in to proclaim this was missing context: the federal government was legally obligated to help illegal immigrants.

NewsGuard Gives 100s to Outlets That Called Biden Laptop Disinfo

March 22nd, 2022 8:16 AM

Internet traffic cop NewsGuard outed itself as a pathetic joke by giving perfect grades to outlets that tried to quash the Hunter Biden laptop story. Left-wing news organizations Politico, The Washington Post, Axios and USA Today all maligned the Biden bombshell by the New York Post as possibly part of a 2020 “disinformation” campaign.

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WashPost ‘Fact Checker’: Little Evidence Biden to Blame for Oil Crisis

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March 17th, 2022 12:20 PM

The Washington Post’s editor and chief writer of “The Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler pushed misinformation about President Joe Biden’s responsibility for sky-high energy prices in the U.S.