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Glenn Kessler

Fact-Check This: Arrogance of Elites Helps Drive the Trump Phenomenon

Dave Johnson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Our elite class loves to explain to laid-off workers why their woes are their own fault. They don't have a college degree. They should have started their own companies. They're on drugs. They're too fat or lazy or dim to quickly adapt. Trump beckons... "There will be so many jobs." "It will be beautiful."

Is Rudy the Rev Al of the Right?

Mark Green | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics
Mark Green


They're both famous, divisive, demagogic headline hunters and racial accelerants -- and problems for their respective parties. Lowry and LaMarche discuss Rudy's slam that Obama doesn't "love America" and GOP criticism that he has the wrong phrasing and policy about ISIS.

John McCain Gets Hammered By Fact-Checker

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Media

John McCain has spent much of the past week denying that he changed his position about exchanging Taliban prisoners for American soldier Bowe Bergdahl...

Jason Linkins

Anyone Who Fact Checks This Obamacare Attack Ad Hates Cancer Patients, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Big news from the war on fact checking today, folks. About a week ago, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) launched an attack ad against Rep. Gary Peters (...

The Next Netflix Show Is ...

Posted 10.14.2013 | TV

Netflix is getting into business with the creators of "Damages." The streaming service announced it has ordered a 13-episode season of an untitled...

Jason Linkins

Romney Campaign Seeks Correction From Fact-Checker, Fact-Checker Says, 'No.' | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

Here's a weird little story in the world of the Fact-checking Industry that doubles as a 2012 election year coda. Former Romney campaign strategist St...