The Value of Fact-Checking in the 2012 Campaign

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By: Bill Adair | PolitiFact

I am a fan of David Carr, the media writer at the New York Times, but he really misfired with his blog post “A Last Fact-Check: It Didn’t Work.”

Carr’s point is that the tremendous amount of fact-checking of the 2012 campaign was worthless because it didn’t stop the candidates from lying.

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