Is PolitiFact proving how goal they’re by holding a “United Facts of America fact-checking festival” from Might 10 to 13 starring CNN’s Brian Stelter? No, they’re additional proving they’re a part of the liberal media.
However wait! E-book it now, with this wonderful deal:
VIP expertise: $100 (features a personal digital glad hour with CNN’s Brian Stelter and small group break-out classes with PolitiFact fact-checkers)
What’s a “personal digital glad hour”? It isn’t like they may give you a drink and a canape free of charge when you sit at your individual desk at residence.
This four-day Zoom competition kicks off Monday with a panel of fact-checkers: Angie Holan, editor-in-chief of PolitiFact, Glenn Kessler, editor and chief author of the Washington Publish Reality Checker (counting 30,000-plus Trump lies to your Democrat speaking factors), and Eugene Kiely, director of FactCheck.org.
That is adopted by the “VIP Unique” of Holan interviewing Stelter. Normally, Stelter is rolling out CNN’s purple carpet for Holan, most lately to try to clean up Andrew Cuomo’s COVID mess in New York.
Then on Tuesday, PolitiFact managing editor Katie Sanders interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci. Maybe they’ll clarify why PolitiFact has exactly zero fact checks on Fauci statements, regardless of his status as America’s COVID skilled who has apparently by no means flip-flopped or admitted that he manipulated the concept of “herd immunity” to maintain America’s herd calm.
On Wednesday, PolitiFact govt director Aaron Sharockman interviews Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va)., about Part 230 and Large Tech. No Republican is listed, as a result of PolitiFact most likely would not have any Republicans in its ranks (or most likely its donors). Sister Toldjah notes he is presently sounding “Principally False” on election reform.
Then on Thursday, it is “Talking the Reality — with keynote Steven Hassan.” Politifact oozes: “Hear from Steven Hassan, an American psychological well being counselor who has written as regards to thoughts management and how you can assist individuals who have been harmed by the expertise. Hassan has written about Q, and the cult of character surrounding Donald Trump.”
In 2019, Stelter brought Hassan on his show to advertise his ebook The Cult of Trump. “It’s scary to listen to a cult skilled say that you just see all of those indicators proper now at the moment in American politics,” Stelter declared. He additionally steered they wanted to be deprogrammed. “So, lastly, step one, if you happen to say it is a cult, what’s step one of deprogramming?”
Stelter’s most infamous mental-health expert was Allen Frances, who screeched that Trump was as damaging as Hitler, Stalin, and Mao — and “could also be accountable for many extra million deaths than they had been.” Even PolitiFact felt compelled to call that “Pants on Fire.”
Possibly somebody ought to ask Brian about that on the “digital personal glad hour.” (Or his sad profile pic on PolitiFact.)