Checking the fact checkers

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    Lies, Damned Lies, and ‘Fact Checking’



    Long article, good read.
     
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    A number of Libs won't believe anything unless they see it on Wikipedia or FactCheck. This is probably why they think we Conservatives only watch FoxNews.
     
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    This is why I like the boards. I consider ALL sources to be virtual biased rags. The only way to get at the semblance of truth is to take them all in, look at them from varying angles and in the end, you might just get to the truth.
     
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    I believe Republicans lie three times more than Democrats.
     
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    Like who?
     
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    TM, RDean et al. You know the culprits, don't play dumb :)
     
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    I'm fully aware that their are idiots on both sides - but there's no one who "only" believes things from Wikipedia or FackCheck.
     
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    Did you ever stop to consider that the Republicans could be some !@#$%^)in liars?

    Hmmmmm....!?!?
     
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    Naturally I'm of the opinion that there is selection bias in the items PolitiFact chose to rate.
     

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