Rove Attacks the Fact-Checkers

An integral part of the conservative noise machine is discrediting national newspapers and networks — if you can’t trust the New York Times and NBC, you’re increasingly reliant on Fox News and Rush Limbaugh for all of your news and analysis. But what to do when nonpartisan outlets devoted exclusively to refereeing the campaign in a fair and unbiased way start to call you on distortions and deceptions? Discredit them too, of course.


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