Washington Post blogger Greg Sargent pumped up a new Democrat ad tying Republicans to the Koch brothers, portraying the effort as substantive and more than an an attempt to simply “tar Republicans.” In many ways, the Dem ad “strategy is born of necessity,” Sargent wrote.
The tactic might be “born of necessity,” but according to the fact checker at that same paper, the Washington Post, there is nothing truthful about it:
4 Pinocchios "@GlennKesslerWP: Democrats claim Koch Bros. want to protect supposed tax break to ship jobs overseas" http://t.co/pPibnUj2tl
— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) March 14, 2014
Call it “WaPo vs. WaPo.”
WaPo blogger praises Dem Koch attack ad. http://t.co/RtXDgJYrmQ WaPo factchecker demolishes it. http://t.co/bdtpU1Yt2m
— Byron York (@ByronYork) March 14, 2014
Ha! The WaPo is truly an “all-in-one” paper.
Sargent commented on his paper’s fact check on the anti-Koch ad he peddled as a Dem necessity:
Very tough takedown MT @GlennKesslerWP Dems claim Koch Bros want to protect tax break to ship jobs overseas. 4 Ps http://t.co/3dh58G7ka3
— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) March 14, 2014
Er, yeah it was.
Now how about a little focus on the people Harry Reid likes to pretend don’t exist?
@ThePlumLineGS @GlennKesslerWP The obsession with the Koch bros is hysterical. Get over it. I got 2 words for ya…"Soros" and "Buffett".
— Victoria Mitchell (@viczin1669) March 14, 2014
@ByronYork @brithume Hypocritical? Not only a bad spin but doesn't this pale in comparison to the Democrats backing from Mr. Soros…
— Ruth Barbetta (@Ruthbarbetta) March 14, 2014
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Editor’s note: The first sentence of this post has been re-worded for reasons of clarity.
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