Conservatives take a shot at "fact-checking"

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Conservatives take a shot at "fact-checking"

Postby pjbogart » Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:10 am

Presumably upset by the popularity of "liberal facts" often found at internet sites like Snopes and Politifact, conservatives at The Weekly Standard have decided to test the waters of fact-checking for themselves. Let's see how they're doing...

Fact Check: Was the Recent California Fire Started by the U.S. Government Using Space Lasers?

So I guess the theory is that if you have a "fact-checking" apparatus, you can be trusted to check the facts. Unless, of course, you only check the softballs and let your readers slip down the other twenty rabbit-holes you're hyperventilating about on a daily basis.

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