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One of the lamest journalistic tropes is the ei quoque (Scott's idea): well, they do it too! It's not the tu quoque, because that means "you do it too!." This captures the gist of Politifact's defense of its sorry fact-checking: At a Republican … Continue reading
No doubt many have now heard of the controversy surrounding Politifact's "Lie of the Year." So has Politifact, apparently. They respond to all of the very straightforward criticism with some very general points about how everyone is biased. Then they remark: PolitiFact … Continue reading