Sean Hackbarth: Daniel Flynn on the fact checker phenomenon: pllqt.it/i7Gpy1
Who Will Fact Check the Fact Checkers? | The American SpectatorThe fact-checker phenomenon reflects a much older impulse, the desire to be litigant and judge, player and referee. It’s easy to dismiss the rants and tracts of a partisan. So, frustrated crusaders adopt the guise of detached arbiters without vested interest in outcomes. It’s hard to expose the truth when you’re hiding the truth about yourself. The subjective belief that our subjective beliefs are objective truths—but everyone else’s aren’t—is strong.