Fortunately, it’s been a week where high-profile people have told relatively few lies (cue extreme eye roll), which means the media can focus on blowing the lid off the important stories. In the instance, Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler has shared a speculative local media story about former secretary of state Mike Pompeo:

Wow, Pulitzers all around for that scoop!

It’s not like anything else has happened that deserves some “fact-checker” attention.


Some facts don’t need to be checked, apparently.



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