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

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Our latest visual investigation: New evidence of war crimes obtained by The Times, including previously unpublished CCTV videos, shows how Russian paratroopers executed 8 captured Ukrainian volunteer fighters in Bucha in March. nytimes.com/2022/05/19/world…
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A computer image from "2000 Mules" purporting to show drop box locations in Gwinnett County, Ga. -- and the routes driven by allegedly criminal ballot harvesters -- are actually stock images of the city of ... Moscow. via @pbump washingtonpost.com/politics/…
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Sure hope the folks who bought this corrupt anti-democratic nonsense in 2020 are seeing how false it is today when applied to @DaveMcCormickPA. Maybe a good opportunity for GOP officials nationwide to disassociate the party from this dangerous tripe?
Trump weighing in again on Oz-McCormick primary just as we hit send
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NY supposedly lost a congressional seat by fewer than 100 people. But this overcount statistic suggests it wasn't deserving of that seat anyway.
BREAKING: 14 state populations were significantly miscounted in 2020, the Census Bureau said — a revelation that comes after the numbers were already used to divvy up House seats for the next decade. n.pr/3PuyCIo
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Talked to a (horrified) relative in Russia who says lots of people around them are "hypnotized" and "very much" support the war. "It's dangerous to talk," the relative said. "They jail people for reposting" other people's posts on social media.
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I have so many suggestions for the parent verifying app.
There is a lot to process with this new parental verification on my child’s iPad.
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The candidate who used the anti-Semitic Soros image, Kim Crockett, is now the party's nominee for secretary of state. The image below:
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Thankful for the broad support for Sweden’s security, NATO accession and a swift ratification process in the U.S. Senate. The meeting with Speaker Pelosi, @HouseDemocrats, @LeaderMcConnell and @SenSchumer confirmed the ever closer bonds between Sweden and the United States.
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The mechanics of collaboration. We look into how and why a little-known Ukrainian entrepreneur decided to help the Russians and became “mayor” of a town north of Kyiv — until the Russians withdrew and he ended up in jail. wsj.com/articles/in-a-ukrain…
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Hard to imagine Sweden and Finland in NATO and a $40 BILLION Ukraine aid bill in the pre-February 24 world. Reminder that the Ukraine aid Trump froze was $391 MILLION. Wow.
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Some Russian officials have become concerned that Russian forces in the ravaged port city of Mariupol are carrying out grievous abuses, which include beating and electrocuting city officials and robbing homes. apnews.com/article/russia-uk…
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Some lessons on how institutions can combat far right harassment and disinfo campaigns of staff. KEY TAKEAWAY: “You never want to be silent, because then the people putting out the disinformation own the narrative.” washingtonpost.com/technolog…
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Sirota ethics-- Disagreeing Sirota on anything: Unethical Refusing to disclose relationship with candidate while trashing his rivals: Ethical (if you're Sirota)
This is a smear for which you have no evidence. I'm on record as disagreeing w/ @JeffBezos on issues central to this discussion—including whether BBB would be inflationary (I've argued negligible effect on inflation either way) & whether corp tax hikes are a good idea (I say yes)
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Glenn Kessler retweeted
This is not true at all. Jeff Bezos does not influence WaPo’s economic coverage on the news or opinion sides. WaPo columnist @crampell has a very long track record of calling the economy how she sees it. She’s written about inflation for months - long before Bezos tweet
Everyone should now recognize exactly what's going on: @JeffBezos is making very clear how he wants his newspaper to cover economic issues - and he's getting loyal compliance from the pundits like @crampell who he pays.
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