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Raleigh superhero Lil’ Josh, his sidekick AndyPaul KNOW smack

McClatchy’s Politifact gets presented as something serious and important, but usually ends up coming off like something dreamed up during one of Wayne Goodwin’s daily extended stints in the porcelain reading room. You can almost see Goodwin’s reading room masterpieces getting rushed STAT from the…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Politifact: *Gay mafia? What gay mafia?*

Politifact wants us to repeat after them:  Republicans lie.  Democrats tell truth.   This time, this Orwellian bunch is targeting Gov. Pat McCrory’s claim that the gay lobby is more powerful than the NRA: When one thinks of the country’s most powerful lobbying groups, acronyms…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Politifact: Community College is NOT THE SAME as college. (Wow. Just … )

Politifact NC COULD have had a field day with all of the lies surrounding the campaign for ConnectNC.  But they decided to stick with their time-tested double-talk nonsense like, oh, THIS:  If it’s not the same as college, then WHY call it college?  What the…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Binky confused by those Cubans

It looks like the marriage between the Raleigh drivebys and Politifact is off to a rocky start. Here’s Binky on Twitter: ONE of the problems here? The linked article is ALL ABOUT Marco Rubio.  Ted Cruz isn’t even mentioned.   Mr. Goodmon, you couldn’t have a…

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The N&O, WRAL, and Politifact: Guardians of “The Truth.” (BWAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA …)

It is amazing how the driveby media’s passion for fact-checking happened to blossom right as the GOP took over in Raleigh.  (I am suuuuuuuuuuure it’s just a coincidence.) WRAL’s Binky has been at this “fact-checking” game for a little while now.  That’s kind of like…