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PolitiFact Celebrates ‘Fact-Checking’ Trump 1,000 Times; Obama, Biden Not So Much

Posted on AllSides February 15th, 2024
From The Right

Never call PolitiFact an “independent fact-checker.”

It is every bit as liberal and biased as its fans in the liberal media. Recently, it announced it had published its 1,000th “fact-check” of former President Donald Trump.

“American fact-checkers have never encountered a politician who shares Trump’s disregard for factual accuracy,” it proclaimed. “Ever since he descended the escalator at Trump Tower in 2015, we have encountered a fire hose of claims.”

In those 1,000 checks, PolitiFact tagged Trump on its “Truth-O-Meter” as “Mostly False,” “False,” or “Pants on Fire” in 757 of them (75.7%). Trump was...

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