September 4, 2012

MATT WELCH ON THE FACT-CHECKERS CIRCLING THE WAGONS FOR OBAMA: Obama, Democrats, and the Media: You Can’t Handle the ‘Truth.’ “It’s a delicate proposition, warning voters that they might be too stupid and/or venal to understand a politician’s brilliance. We don’t know yet how that strategy will pay off in the voting booth, but if the president and his party get the kid-gloves treatment from the media this week after the RNC festival of overheated fact-checking, then the institution of political journalism may creep into still more unchartered territory: taking sides in the very polarization it usually claims to abhor.”

Oh, we’re there already: Absurd: ABC ‘Fact Checks’ Ryan’s Comparing Obama to Carter. Hacks.

Also: Yes, you can have a fabulous career in…Professional Fact-Checking!

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