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Posted on 11/23/2015 7:03:51 AM PST by NOBO2012
How many facts would a fact checker check if a fact checker would check facts?
Thatâs a rhetorical question of course, as we all know that early 21st century âfact checkersâ are nothing more than conveyor belts of talking points set up to further advance the narrative.
John Hindracker documents a day in the life of Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler (here) who dismissed The Donaldâs statement that on 9/11, âthousands and thousandsâ of American Muslims in Jersey City celebrated the successful terrorist attacks.
Fact Checker Kessler calls the claim âoutrageousâ and wrote: Trump says that he saw this with his own eyes on television and that it was well covered. But an extensive examination of news clips from that period turns up nothing. There were some reports of celebrations overseas, in Muslim countries, but nothing that we can find involving the Arab populations of New Jersey.
Only problem, Kesslerâs own newspaper, the Washington Post, reported the following on September 18, 2001:
In Jersey City, within hours of two jetlinersâ plowing into the World Trade Center, law enforcement authorities detained and questioned a number of people who were allegedly seen celebrating the attacks and holding tailgate-style parties on rooftops while they watched the devastation on the other side of the river.
Which demonstrates that the WaPo fact checker - and bestower of Pinocchios on those he finds to be liars - is not so much a âfact checkerâ as he is a fact trekker: going where no man has gone before to prove that lies are true and truths are lies. Because how else do you explain a âfact checkerâ who claimed that âHillary didnât lie about Benghazi but Carly Fiorina lied when she said she started out as a secretary when in fact she started out as a secretary.â
âNot even a smidgen of corruption.â
âIâm a girl!â
Posted from: Michelle Obamaâs Mirror
And the Jew-hating leftists on another forum swear that they have personal knowledge of Jews celebrating the same event. Frankly, I'm more inclined to believe Trump than a bunch of anti-Semetic slime.
"F*cking Jew B*stards!"
Same thing with Snopes.com. Every issue they fact check is through the liberal revisionist lens...
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