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Washington Post fact-checker excoriated here

Glenn Kessler (above), the principal fact-checker for the Washington Post, has come in for some rough treatment today for his efforts to absolve Mitt Romney of any serious wrongdoing in L’Affaire Bain.

For example, Brad DeLong, a professor of economics at the University of California, has THIS to say.

Andrew Sullivan of the Daily Beast has plenty to say about Kessler HERE and HERE and HERE.

John Cole goes so far as to SAY Kessler is “stupid.”

Even Dylan Byers of Politico gets in a LITTLE DIG at Kessler.

I guess the next thing for Kessler to do is fact-check all the slams aimed at him. Wouldn’t it be great if, upon reflection, he found them all to be accurate?

 

 

 

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  1. Wilson

    At CNN the new Faux news
    “CNN reported last night that the accusations from Team Obama of felonious conduct are sheer nonsense and lies — and got that message from four executives at Bain, two of whom are “active” supporters of Barack Obama. John King spoke to all four, three of whom are Democrats, and all four said that Mitt Romney left Bain in a big hurry in 1999 in order to work full time on rescuing the Salt Lake City Olympics. The rushed departure created a lot of paperwork headaches as Bain tried to unwind Romney from leadership, which required a significant amount of time. That’s why the company had Romney’s name on their SEC paperwork the next two years, as King reports:”
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSo5bTbwFoM&feature=player_embedded

  2. expdoc

    Except there was no serious wrong doing by Romney while at Bain.

    You really need to get a hobby. It’ll be good for your health.

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