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One Pinocchio for Glenn Kessler

The Washington Post’s fact checker, Glenn Kessler, ventures into a policy discussion this morning — arguably the wrong place for a fact checker. Whether policies are successful or not, particularly economic policies which are so multi-factorial, is not a straight true/false matter. Show More Summary

‘Bloodline’ Cast And EPs Discuss Florida Keys As A Character In Gritty Family Saga – Exclusive Video

When Bloodline producers Glenn Kessler, Todd A. Kessler and Daniel Zelman set out to create an entire world around their Netflix family drama, they went south because, as Glenn recently told AwardsLine, “The Florida Keys was something...Show More Summary

The Washington Post and Rand Paul: Who Is More Wrong About ISIS?

(John Hinderaker) The Washington Post’s fact checker, Glenn Kessler, undertook yesterday to assess the truth or falsity of these remarks by Jeb Bush about ISIS: ISIS didn’t exist when my brother was president. Al Qaeda in Iraq was wiped out when my brother was president. Show More Summary

‘Bloodline’ Producing Trio KZK Discuss Stretching Their Family Drama In The Netflix Model

When brothers Glenn Kessler and Todd A. Kessler and producing partner Daniel Zelman—often referred to as KZK—created Bloodline, observers wondered if the moody Netflix thriller, centered on three brothers, marked a deliberate U-turnShow More Summary

Even Left-Wing ‘Fact Checker’ Gives ‘Four Pinnochios’ to Hillary’s Claims That Illegals Pay More Taxes Than Corporations

Even left-wing Glenn Kessler, the Washington Post’s so-called “fact checker,” had to admit that Hillary Clinton’s latest claim on the campaign trail that illegal aliens pay more in taxes than

'Bloodline' Creators on Season 2: "Allegiances Start to Shift"

Executive producers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler and Daniel Zelman talk about the tension-filled next chapter of the Rayburn family saga and the inevitability of the events in season one. read more

Pinocchio Wars: Senator Sherrod Brown Versus the Washington Post Fact Checker

Glenn Kessler, the Washington Post fact checker, gave four Pinocchios this morning to Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown for attributing a large number of lost jobs to the trade deficit. Since I may have played a role in the Pinocchio warranting...Show More Summary

Fact Checking a Fact Checker: About Rand Paul and Reagan

Alan Reynolds Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler gives Senator Rand Paul Three Pinocchios for making the following claim on TV: Ronald Reagan … said we’re going to dramatically cut tax rates. And guess what? More revenue came...Show More Summary

Bogus claims for Reagan tax-cut benefits get Rand Paul three 'Pinocchios'. Mister Geppetto gears up

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post's Fact Checker has been known to miss the mark, but he hit a bullseye Friday in his takedown of this Rand Paul statement in an interview with Sean Hannity earlier in the week: “The last president we had was Ronald Reagan that said we’re going to dramatically cut tax rates. Show More Summary

The Korea Trade Deal’s a Disaster However You Slice It

That’s some rumble that’s broken out in the last 24 hours over Washington Post “Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler’s decision to award a “four Pinocchios” (yes, it’s as bad as it looks) to a recent Public Citizen analysis of the results of the U.S.-Korea free trade deal

Too Many Pinocchios? The Washington Post Fact Checker, Public Citizen, and the Korea Free Trade Agreement

Glenn Kessler has a difficult job. He is asked to assess claims that often arise in the middle of heated political debates. Inevitably his judgements will leave some unhappy. I sometimes fall into the unhappy camp, as is the case today with his assessment of Public Citizen's claims on the job impact of the Korea-U.S. Show More Summary

ObamaCare Prevented 50,000 Deaths in Hospitals

Glenn Kessler, Washington Post: The Affordable Care Act is "a major reason why we've seen 50,000 fewer preventable patient deaths in hospitals." This number jumped out at us during the president's recent speech hailing his health-care law. Show More Summary

Affordable Care Act Contributed To Saving Around 50,000 Lives

Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler is often very quick to give out those Pinocchios, often hitting Obama when statements have exceptions which go beyond what would be expected to be included in a political speech. Therefore I was pleased to see that he gave a rare Geppetto Checkmark for Obama’s statement on the 5th [...]Show More Summary

Newswire: Netflix renews Bloodline for another season of family dysfunction

Just over a week after releasing the first season of Bloodline, Deadline reports that Netflix has renewed the series for a second season. The family drama, created by Damages team Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler, will head back into production later this year, with the second season slated for release in 2016. Show More Summary

‘Bloodline’ Renewed For Second Season By Netflix

Just days after releasing the first season of its latest original drama series Bloodline, Netflix has renewed the family thriller for a second season. The series, created by Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler (Damages),...Show More Summary

WashPost's Kessler Falls For, Then Corrects, 1988 Climate Hearing Mythology

At the Washington Post on March 18, fact-checker Glenn Kessler gave Secretary of State John Kerry "four Pinocchios" for his resume-puffing "whopper" that he helped organize "the first hearings in the Senate" on global warming in 1988. In the process, Kessler inadvertently perpetuated a related myth and got called out for it. Show More Summary

Important Fact-Check: 108,000,000,000 ÷ 12,000,000 = 9,000

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The Washington Post's resident fact-checker, Glenn Kessler, has a pretty important corrective to mete out to an unsuspecting congressman today. Specifically this: 108 billion divided by 12 million equals 9,000, and not -- as some believe -- 5 million. Show More Summary

Another example of John Kerry’s self-delusion?

My colleague Glenn Kessler recently did a masterful, four-Pinocchio takedown of Secretary of State John Kerry’s entirely false claim that “Al Gore, Tim Wirth, and a group of us organized the first hearings in the Senate on [climate change], 1988. We heard Jim Hansen sit in front of us and tell us it’s happening now, […]

In 'Bloodline,' dark business is afoot in the sunny Florida Keys

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

"Bloodline," whose first and probably not last season appears all at once Friday on Netflix, comes from Glenn and Todd Kessler and Daniel Zelman, creators of the celebrated FX/DirecTV Glenn Close legal thriller "Damages."

Washington Post Fact-Checker calls out Obama’s Keystone XL Pipeline Remarks

Obama said that the pipeline, which he vetoed, bypasses American oil and would only carry Canadian oil. But, we all knew it was a lie and Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler even pointed it out.

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