Editor/chief writer of Washington Post's Fact Checker, revealing the truth behind the rhetoric. I tweet articles & comments I find interesting or provocative.

Joined January 2011
In order to settle a lawsuit, the New York Times appended an editor's note saying it did not mean to imply there was a romantic relationship between John McCain and a lobbyist. Now @SteveSchmidtSES, campaign strategist at the time, writes that the denial was an elaborate lie...
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👀👀👀👀when the WH's week-ahead schedule shows the president will repeat a false claim that already earned Three Pinocchios (barely missing Four). washingtonpost.com/politics/…
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Two perspectives on American politics.
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The ending to this story says volumes -- if not Ukraine sabotage, then perhaps Russian corruption? washingtonpost.com/world/202…
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Shortly after Trump's TruthSocial launched, its investment vehicle DWAC hit a high -- and now the stock had declined about 2/3s in just eight weeks.
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apparently this friend request expires at midnight.....
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These numbers are crazy. I'm sure a substantial percentage of the applicants would do fine at any of these schools. So admission officials might as well just pull names out of hat. wsj.com/articles/to-get-into…
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Movies you are 100% sure you’ve seen at least twenty times. GIFs only.
Movies you are 100% sure you’ve seen at least twenty times. GIFs only.
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Movies you are 100% sure you’ve seen at least twenty times. GIFs only.
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Note that this list refers specifically to RSTP LLC, plus Alpha and Bravo. That's all related to the Counsyl investments
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Old habits die hard. When I covered Biden in the Senate, he’d often step on the finely crafted message of his prepared text with an ad-lib that would send his staffers behind him slinking in their seats
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The Russian disinformation professionals working hard to get placed on on Fox News tonight. Spoiler alert: It's crazy BS.
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The Russian readout, if there is one, will be instructive. How did Patrushev respond?
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Yep, unvarnished @AmbJohnBolton can be pretty unvarnished. Amazing to see a former national security adviser say this about a president under which he served. washingtonpost.com/politics/…
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I'm glad someone took the time to fact check this. But it's sad that it needed to be done. huffpost.com/entry/herschel-…
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After easy commutes to the office since July, encountered my first old fashioned DC traffic jam since 3/20. Tuesday is the new Monday.
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