There are some in the media who are excited by the prospect of real-time fact-checking of politicians using various organizations:

Politifact? Brit Hume says no thanks:

If another example is needed as to why, here’s one of Politifact’s latest. Don’t be drinking anything when reading this:

Oh wow. It has to be asked:

They tried. For many, the reaction was…

And then some!

Better talk louder, they’ve got their ears plugged.

Maybe Politifact missed some moments from the past many years.

Late last year, a Politifact fact check into accusations of bias at Politifact found those claims not to be true, which is even funnier in light of the above fact check attempt.