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AP fact-checks analogy likening health care negotiations to porcupine sex, finds it credible

We’d heard that a number of news outlets had revamped their fact-checking operations after Donald Trump’s surprise election awakened them from their eight-year slumber. And to be sure, they came out of the gate strong, with the New York Times calling B.S. on President Trump’s claim that a light rain turned into a downpour after his Inauguration Day address; “The truth is that it began to rain lightly almost exactly as Mr. Trump began to speak and continued to do so throughout his remarks,” Nicholas Fandos reported, correcting the record.

That fact-check pretty much set the tone for the media’s approach to the Trump presidency, but it will be difficult to top the AP’s fact-check involving porcupine mating.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2017/06/29/ap-fact-checks-analogy-likening-health-care-negotiations-to-porcupine-sex-finds-it-credible/

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