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Applying the “Fact Check” Hit Squad’s Romney-Ryan Rules to the DNC

kgrammer Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 11:45 AM
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If there were ever a pristine past when “fact checkers” confirmed or rebutted verifiable claims, it’s dead. The fact checkers killed it.

The barrage of attacks on Romney-Ryan expose the truth: “Fact-checking” today is nothing more than the voice of the counter-argument, the scramble for unflattering context, alleged hypocrisy, contradiction, or distraction. Concrete “facts” are often an afterthought, and sometimes even need contradicting in the service of higher “truth.”

That’s how it came to pass that $716 billion that Obamacare cuts from the Medicare line-item is not really a $716 billion cut to Medicare; Waiving...

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