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Exclusive — Brent Bozell & Tim Graham: Fact-Check the ‘Fact-Checkers’

From the Reagan years to today, conservatives have been dismissed by the elites as ignorant chumps. Thirty years after Dukakis lost 40 states, nothing’s changed, and it’s precisely this long-standing ideological arrogance – that conservatives are both intellectually challenged and the most resistant to what “objective” journalists define as reality – that informs the “fact checkers.”

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: Counter protesters dress as Pinocchio while standing on the periphery of a rally against the proposed Republican tax reform legislation on the east side of the U.S. Capitol November 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. The rally was organized by a large group of liberal organizations, …

Google & Washpo Are Asked: ‘What Is It Called When a Fact Check Needs Fact Checking?’

Google searches about the claim that the Palestinian Authority pays terrorists includes a Washington Post fact check rating of “Two Pinocchios,” despite the New York Times recently issuing the “correction of the year” admitting that the PA does indeed pay terrorists — leading to fresh concerns about the quality of fact-checking by the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.

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Poll: Mere 29% Trust Media ‘Fact-Checking’

Only 29 percent of likely American voters “trust media fact-checking of candidates’ comments,” according to a late September survey from Rasmussen Reports, while a prior poll indicated presidential debate moderators would help Clinton over Trump.

FORT PIERCE, FL - SEPTEMBER 30: Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a speech on national service at Sunrise Theatre on September 30, 2016 in Fort Pierce, Florida. Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Florida. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Five Times Lester Holt Shilled for Hillary Clinton at First Debate

NBC News’ Lester Holt had his “Candy Crowley” moment at the first debate of the 2016 presidential election on Monday night, bowing to pressure from the Hillary Clinton campaign and the liberal media by “fact-checking” Republican nominee Donald Trump on the question of his support for the Iraq War.

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Ted Cruz vs. Media’s Dark Art Of Highly Selective Fact-Checking

The exact number of agents working for the IRS is not relevant to either the joke Cruz was making, or the serious and legitimate point underlying it: the same government that pronounces itself utterly helpless to keep track of immigration scofflaws, or secure the border, is very aggressive about keeping tabs on law-abiding taxpayers.

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WaPo: ‘Does John Kerry Have a Brian Williams Problem?’

Serial embellisher and current Secretary of State John Kerry got the full boat of four Pinnochios from a brutal Washington Post fact check that compares the failed Democrat presidential contender to disgraced NBC News anchor Brian Williams. Earlier this week,

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