Fake News for the Week Ending November 29, 2019

It's the day after Thanksgiving in fake news land, so we'll make it short and sweet: Fake news isn't new. Here's a Thanksgiving themed item from way back in 1904, when the Boston Herald ran a story about Teddy Roosevelt's kids chasing the official presidential turkey all around the White House grounds "until the bird … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 29, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending October 18, 2019

Let's get to it: No, Thomas Jefferson did not say "The government will one day be corrupt and filled with liars, and the people will flock to the one who tells the truth," in an apparent premonition of support for President Trump. FactCheck.org can't track down who originally wrote those words, but it definitely wasn't Jefferson. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending October 18, 2019