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WaPo's top fact-checker, who claims Trump told 30,000 lies, won't scrutinize Biden the same way

Added 01-25-21 12:17:04pm EST - “'I assume the Biden presidency will be a lot like the Obama presidency'” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “WaPo's top fact-checker, who claims Trump told 30,000 lies, won't scrutinize Biden the same way”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Washington Post's top fact-checker spent four years relentless fact-checking former President Donald Trump, documenting every instance of what he declared was a falsehood.

But the fact-checker revealed recently that he will no longer aggressively track presidential falsehoods now that President Joe Biden is in the White House.

Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler religiously tracked Trump's statements throughout his presidency. He declared last Wednesday, just minutes after Trump was no longer president, that Trump had uttered 30,537 "false or misleading claims" as president.

But just days earlier, Kessler explained on CNN that Biden would not be honored with the same rigorous fact-checking regimen.

Kessler's reasoning? He opined that Biden's administration would be like the Obama administration, implying that former President Barack Obama was mostly honest throughout his presidential tenure.

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