What sparked a Forbes fact check was Donald Trump Jr. tweeting this about a separate Washington Post fact check in regards to Biden and fracking:

And with that, an article in Forbes explored the issue and found that Biden did not break his fracking promise:

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However, Biden was on the receiving end of some friendly spin:

This is running some serious cover for the Democrat who is now in the White House:

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“He didn’t lie, he just misstated his position a couple of times” is a special kind of Dem-friendly “journalism.”

NPR also knows how the game is played:

The media does yeoman’s work to help Democrats out of fact check jams.