Facebook Fact-Checker Censors Pro-Trump Ad for ‘Missing Context’
Facebook’s left-wing fact-checking network censored yet another pro-Trump ad. The ad snarkily suggested that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden “accidentally” told the truth in stating that Americans taxes would be raised if he is elected.
Column: PolitiFact's Pants-On-Fire Claims of Neutrality
This is Joe Biden’s five PolitiFact rulings for the month of August: Mostly True, Mostly True, Mostly True, Mostly True, and Mostly True. Now let’s compare that to “Truth-O-Meter” rulings for August for President Trump. Let’s see: Mostly False, False, False, False, Mostly False, Half True, False, False, False, Mostly False, False, Pants on Fire, False, Pants on Fire, and False.
GOP Rages at PolitiFact Tagging John James 'Mostly False' But Accurate
Republicans are pulling out their hair again as PolitiFact uncorked another one of those strange rulings on Monday where they say the facts are "accurate" but it's still "Mostly False." Because they are not "fact checkers" as much as "context checkers," and they don't like Democrats being taken out of context. The Republican in this case is John James of Michigan, running against incumbent…
Twitter Moments Lunges with Fact Checkers to Spin for Dems 'Under God'
Twitter Moments is as biased in curating the campaign as the “independent fact checkers.” It would figure that the Democratic convention would cause them all to fact check…..the Republicans, not the Democrats. Promoted at the top of the Moments this morning was this gem: "The DNC did not remove the phrase 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance, Snopes and PolitiFact confirm."
AP Fact Check Flags Michelle Obama on Kids 'Thrown Into Cages'
The Associated Press “Fact Check” squad overwhelmingly focuses on Donald Trump, but they probably shocked their media clients on Tuesday by flagging Michelle Obama’s pre-taped convention speech as repeating distortions about a policy starting under Obama.
Facebook Gives Even More Power to Its Leftist Fact-Checkers
Two massive announcements from Facebook have revealed just how much Facebook has given up all pretense at being fair to conservatives. Facebook announced new rules this week clarifying its hate speech policy and stating that it may even fact-check opinion pieces on the platform. Facebook sent a statement to the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) Monday night, declaring that…
PolitiFact Throws 'Mostly False' Flag at Dan Bongino Facebook Page
Matt Palumbo at Bongino.com took issue with the extremely biased nature of PolitiFact's "Truth-O-Meter" in assessing "facts." The controversy? This week, President Trump signed an executive order to prevent illegal immigrants from being counted for the purposes of re-apportioning congressional districts after the 2020 census.
PolitiFact Rules Pence's Accurate Quotes of Biden Were 'Mostly False'
Vice President Mike Pence drew a "Mostly False" recently from PolitiFact for telling a Philadelphia gathering of police officers that "Joe Biden said that well-armed police, in his words, ‘become the enemy’ and he said that he would ‘absolutely cut funding for law enforcement.’" He quoted Biden accurately, but PolitiFact ruled "Mostly False."
PolitiFact Nervously Adds 'Context' to Biden's 'Racial Jungle' Bungle
PolitiFact chose to spotlight a "Viral Image" on Facebook, and that image carried a Biden quote that wasn't quite right about how we didn't want his children to grow up in a "racial jungle." But it certainly captured Biden's sentiment. It might suggest that PolitiFact is trying to shame pro-Trump people from sharing Biden's old record too energetically.
TILT: PolitiFact Angrily Obsesses Over Trump, Goes Soft on Biden
A new Media Research Study of PolitiFact "Truth-O-Meter" ratings for 2019 and the first half of 2020 shows a dramatic tilt against the Republicans. Donald Trump was tagged as "Mostly False" or worse in 132, articles, compared to Joe Biden's 23. Trump was slammed as "Pants on Fire" in 37 articles, compared to just one for Biden.
PolitiFact Hacks: NO Ruling on Pelosi Saying GOP Murdered George Floyd
How biased are the liberal "fact checkers" at PolitiFact? They threw no "False" flags at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for suggesting Republicans were "trying to get away with murder....the murder of George Floyd." But Pelosi was granted a "Mostly True" for citing polling support for so-called "Dreamers."
PolitiFact Finds Biden Now Has His Own 'Very Fine People' Misquote
On Tuesday, PolitiFact demonstrated that Joe Biden now has his own "very fine people" misquotation. He never said "Antifa are courageous Americans." But he did misquote Trump on "very fine people" in the same video! And PolitiFact carefully avoided it....then and now.
PolitiFact Tags Black Conservative as 'Mostly False,' But He's Not
PolitiFact keeps doing “fact checks” against conservatives that acknowledge that they’re using facts, but they’re still False because – well, they don’t like the way those facts are assembled. These factual facts aren’t making the right point. They’re “too narrow.”