Another day, another top-notch fact-check from Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler.
Here’s what he’s got for us today:
— Glenn Kessler (@GlennKesslerWP) September 2, 2021
“By the numbers.” By whose numbers, Glenn?
There have been a lot of numbers used by public officials and the news media in recent days about the end of the U.S. war in Afghanistan. Here they are all in one place — and which numbers are missing. Where possible, the source of the information is included. We will update this as appropriate as more information becomes available, including noting whether numbers previously provided turned out to be false.
Interestingly, many of Glenn Kessler’s information sources just so happen to be members of Joe Biden’s administration. How convenient!
This isn't a fact check.
— Christian Hansen (@christianh3k) September 2, 2021
You're not checking facts. You're repeating assertions.
— jimtreacher.substack.com (@jtLOL) September 2, 2021
You literally just repeated administration talking points.
— Sunny McSunnyface (@sunnyright) September 2, 2021
No, he literally did.
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) September 2, 2021
Man, anyone can be a fact-checker these days. As long as they’re willing to mindlessly regurgitate rather than actually check any facts.
"FAcT cHeCkEr" pic.twitter.com/Mgpfs3qgiZ
— Ron Ron (@orangemanismean) September 2, 2021
Fact checking pic.twitter.com/3YoLO5vmR9
— Rita Panahi (@RitaPanahi) September 2, 2021
Repeating quotes without verifying the data is not how fact checking works. Glenn, each week you become a bigger clown.
— B. (@BlueWhiteUK) September 2, 2021
Well, if the clown shoe fits …
How is posting the presidents talking points the equivalent to “fact checking” in your eyes?
— Cousin Danny in the Boro (@cuzzo_danny) September 2, 2021
Because it serves the right narrative.
— John (@Bearcat50) September 2, 2021
Hey Glenn, serious question:
Does the White House at least give you the courtesy of a reach-around? https://t.co/iin6p5aeaV
— RBe (@RBPundit) September 2, 2021
It’s the least they can do.
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