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All knowing Politifact gets fact-checked by a judge


Politifact has set itself up as the master of the internet, and determiner of what is truth and a lie. It is even used by Facebook to provide warnings and even delete posts.

I have had a couple articles posted on Facebook fact checked, which I consider a badge of honour considering its source (Luke 6:26).

Recently, Politifact, was fact-checked by a judge and found wanting on the truth.

Kyle Rittenhouse is on trial for murdering two people and injuring a third during the riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in 2020. The prosecutor alleged murder, Rittenhouse claimed self-defence.

One of the charges laid against Rittenhouse, stated it was illegal for him, as a 17-year-old at the time, to be in possession of a rifle without the supervision of a parent.

When The Blaze wrote an article in Aug. 2020 stating under Wisconsin law it was legal for him to do this, the all-knowing Politifact, fact checked the article:

In fact, it was legal, provided the barrel of the rifle had not been shortened, which it wasn’t and the judge just threw out the charge in Rittenhouse’s case.

READ: Politifact gets buried online after its ‘fact-check’ on Rittenhouse trial is completely contradicted

People are still waiting for a retraction from Politifact.

But don’t get your hopes up, as some are pointing out:

I am now waiting to see if this article will get fact-checked on Facebook?

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