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Two Pinocchios for the President?

Glenn Kessler, the Washington Post fact checker, gave President Obama two Pinocchios for saying that women earn on average just 77 cents for every dollar that men earn. Kessler makes some valid points as to why this number overstates the gap. Show More Summary

Mitch earns his wooden noses

"Pardon me while I make up some stuff to help my campaign." Another day, another collection of Pinocchios for Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell from The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler. At issue: McConnell claimed that...Show More Summary

CBO Estimates of Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Glenn Kessler provides a useful clarification of CBO projections for enrollment in the exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, pointing out that the numbers refer to enrollment years. This means that a person who signs up for coverage...Show More Summary

Fact Checking The Fact Checkers

Glenn Kessler, the occasionally far too smug "fact checker" at the Washington Post. has asked his audience for their nominations for the "Worst Presidential Lies" in history. Alas, Kessler has more than his thumb on the scale. Some are fair...

Morning Plum: The incredible shrinking Obamacare sob story

Another day, another Obamacare “victim” ad from Americans for Prosperity shown to be a pack of nonsense. Today Post fact checker Glenn Kessler takes apart yet another AFP spot, which is targeting multiple Senate Dems, that claims “millions”...Show More Summary

Sam Shepard Joins Kyle Chandler Netflix Drama

Sam Shepard has been cast as Kyle Chandler's father in an upcoming Netflix drama. The still-untitled show, from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler, is about a family of adult siblings whose secrets resurface when their black-sheep brother returns. (Oooh, ominous.) Shepard will play the dad; Sissy... More »

Sam Shepard To Co-Star In Netflix Drama Series From ‘Damages’ Creators

Sam Shepard (August: Osage County) has joined the cast of Netflix’s untitled psychological thriller drama from Sony Pictures TV. Written and executive produced by Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler (KZK),...Show More Summary

Nice, But Not Enough: WaPo's Kessler Gives 'Four Pinocchios' to Dems' Koch Bros. Ad Claim

Washington Post "Fact Checker" blogger Glenn Kessler has given "Four Pinocchios" ("a whopper") to a pro-Democratic group's political ad opposing the U.S. Senate candidacy of Louisiana Republican Bill Cassidy. The claim: The Koch Brothers,...Show More Summary

Morning Plum: There’s a hole in Paul Ryan’s hammock

This morning, a hole opened up in Paul Ryan’s hammock. The Post’s Glenn Kessler has checked out the anecdote Paul Ryan offered at CPAC yesterday, which was the perfect distillation of what you might call the Hammock Theory of Poverty. In case you missed it, Ryan opined that the left is offering people “a full stomach […]

Norbert Leo Butz Joins Kyle Chandler Drama

Norbert Leo Butz has signed on to co-star in an upcoming Netflix drama alongside Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini, Ben Mendelsohn, and Sissy Spacek, Deadline reports. The show, from Damages' Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman, and Glenn Kessler, focuses on a family of adult siblings (with Spacek as their mother) whose... More »

Issa Disputes His Four-Pinocchio Ratings–Gets More Pinocchios

Full-time Obama investigator, Congressman Darrell Issa, took issue with receiving four Pinocchios from the Washington Post fact checker, Glenn Kessler. It concerns his contention that U.S. troops were told to “stand down” during the Benghazi crisis. No stand down order was given, but then Issa changes the meaning of “stand down” to make himself seem […]

Darrell Issa Disputes WaPo’s Four Pinocchio Rating, Is Awarded Eight Pinocchios

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) disputed two four-pinocchio ratings given to him by Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler (four noses indicate the highest level of falsehood). Issa got another four pinocchios for his effort.

Four FIVE! Pinocchios for Obama on ObamaCare Claims

The Washington Post “Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler evaluates the following statement by Barack Obama: We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion. And gives it the maximum Four Pinocchios. Kessler’s conclusion: What does this mean in terms of evaluating the president’s statement? [...]

Wondering where the real Benghazi scandal is? Look no further than Darrell Issa

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rep. Elijah Cummins, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, stares in disbelief as Committee Chairman Darrell Issa unloads another truckload of baloney. Hats off to Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post who utterly dismantles...Show More Summary

What’s With The Lame Obamacare Horror Stories?

Glenn Kessler looked at the facts behind the latest Americans For Prosperity anti-Obamacare ad (above), which tells the story of Obamacare “victim” Julie Boonstra: The claim that the costs are now “unaffordable” appeared odd because,...Show More Summary

Jacinda Barrett Joins Netflix Series From ‘Damages’ Creators, Johan Renck To Direct

EXCLUSIVE: Jacinda Barrett is set to co-star opposite Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini and Sissy Spacek in Netflix‘s 13-episode psychological thriller from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler and Sony Pictures TV. Show More Summary

Sissy Spacek Joins Netflix’s Thriller Drama Series From ‘Damages’ Creators

Sissy Spacek is set to co-star opposite Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn and Linda Cardellini in Netflix‘s 13-episode psychological thriller from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler and Sony Pictures TV. Written...Show More Summary

Fact Checker: Obamacare Won’t Really Kill 2 Million Jobs

Liberals, and the White House, are attempting to spin the CBO report that states that 2 million+ full time jobs will be lost thanks directly to Obamacare. They say this is not a bad thing. Do they have a point? Here’s Glenn Kessler, the Washington Post’s Fact Checker Here we go again. Show More Summary

Happy Hour Roundup

Our top story tonight: conservative claims that Obamacare will destroy 2 million jobs are completely bogus. Glenn Kessler has the details: The CBO’s estimate is mostly the result of an analysis of the impact of the law on the supply of labor. That means how many people choose to participate in the work force. […]

Ben Mendelsohn To Star In Netflix’s Thriller Drama Series From ‘Damages’ Creators

Ben Mendelsohn (Killing Them Softly, The Dark Knight Rises) is set to co-star opposite Kyle Chandler in Netflix‘s 13-episode psychological thriller from Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler and Sony Pictures TV. Show More Summary

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