We had to check to see if this one was real, but yes, it’s PolitiFact complete with the blue check of authenticity, and they’re giving a “pants on fire” rating to the claim that President Biden manipulated the weather to create the winter storm that’s now hitting Texas, perhaps using George W. Bush’s weather machine that he found in the White House basement.
President Biden did not manipulate the weather to create a winter storm that left millions without power in Texas https://t.co/lIFbfHi0bn
— PolitiFact (@PolitiFact) February 17, 2021
— lelelom (@lelelom) February 17, 2021
Weather machines only existed on General Hospital in the 80s. That's a soap opera, from my childhood.
— Jenni (@Jennicuti) February 17, 2021
Indeed. At one point the Ice Princess reduced the temperature in Port Charles to 170 below. #old
— Tom Hamilton (@TomLglEdtr) February 17, 2021
Dear god. It is depressing you had to do this. I’m sincerely sorry
— BronxDuck (@BronxDuck) February 17, 2021
They didn’t though. In fact, acting as though this deserves to be addressed at all is only likely make anyone who already believes it more likely to think it’s real.
— BLONDE WHITE WOMAN HOLDING A GUN ?? (@MojoCastles) February 17, 2021
Exactly. PolitiFact doesn’t have to indulge every conspiracy theory that pops up online; imagine if it turned its attention to Biden’s policies and not his weather machine.
Slow day for fact checking? Thought this was the @TheBabylonBee for a split second ?
— Talon884 (@Talon80884) February 17, 2021
— c (@AshbyHarper) February 17, 2021
— Get some happy! (@Legiticus) February 17, 2021
— Luv ?Bidens ❤️Obamas (@J3nMar13) February 17, 2021
Um…did someone suggest he did? ?
— LP (@8adlucem) February 17, 2021
By broadcasting this ‘fact check’, you are not doing a service, you are amplifying an obviously nonsense conspiracy theory. This is counter to your mission and unproductive.
— davenow (@davenow) February 17, 2021
Their mission being to spin Democratic failures and broken promises.
But who actually thought this was a thing? NOBODY! Joe can barely whisper and touch his face & mask a thousand times ?
— I❤️myDog? (@brendakae42) February 17, 2021
This is what @PolitiFact chooses to fact check in the Biden era.
— Howie (@hzelkowitz82) February 17, 2021
Thanks for being there on that one…
— Dr. Gonzo (@DrGonzoB522) February 17, 2021
— mallen2010 (@mallen2010) February 17, 2021
‘Purposefully obtuse’: Politifact rides to Rep. Maxine Waters’ rescue on ‘not welcome anywhere’ comment https://t.co/qBAM0W6rXE
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) February 8, 2021