VIDEO: David Corn Talks Fact-Checking on CBS Sunday Morning


Mother Jones DC bureau chief David Corn spoke with CBS Sunday Morning‘s Rita Braver this week about the role of fact-checkers in the 2012 campaign. Instead of having the last word on what is or is not a fact, Corn writes in his recent Mother Jones piece on the subject, the truth-seekers have become “merely participants in the ever-roiling political tussle.” Here’s the video:

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