It took the Associated Press, one of the biggest Fake News contributors only after CNN to “fact check” Barack Obama? Seriously?
Doesn’t everyone know that leftists are incapable of telling the truth?
Well, it seems Obama likes to tell lies. The AP fact checked him and came to the conclusion that he doesn’t always tell the truth.
— Eugene C Rasband (@RasbandEugene) September 13, 2018
In what can only be truthfully described as a “shocking development,” the Associated Press has issued a fact check on former President Barack Obama’s claim that he “never threatened to shut” down media outlets or “call them enemies of the people.”
The AP concludes — shockingly — that Barack Obama “doesn’t always tell the straight story.”
The fact check specifically concerns comments Obama made while accepting an award in his home state of Illinois last week, where the former president compared his treatment of press outlets he didn’t quite care for, like Fox News, to current President Donald Trump’s feud with CNN.
“It shouldn’t be Democratic or Republican to say that we don’t threaten the freedom of the press because they say things or publish stories we don’t like,” Obama quipped. “I complained plenty about Fox News, but you never heard me threaten to shut them down or call them enemies of the people.”
Even the Associated Press, which is no right-leaning news outlet, was left scratching it’s head. Although President Donald Trump does have a very publicly contentious relationship with “biased” media outlets, the Obama administration targeted journalists and others with an ancient espionage act that allowed them to monitor and prosecute “leakers” — and they did both with gusto. More
Barack Obama lied for eight straight years while in office so why would anyone expect that to ever change.
— AmericaFirst (@AmericaFirst830) September 13, 2018
Here are 1,375 well sourced examples of Barack Obama’s lies, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc.https://t.co/A4hvhH4hRe
— Politiwars (@politiwars) September 13, 2018
Still, he didn’t make outlandish claims that we couldn’t see straight through. He didn’t lie eight times a day. He just had a hard time telling the full story. https://t.co/cwXxuIODiv
— Ed Willing (@EddieWilling) September 13, 2018
Lol! Obama so so lied his assistant off on this. Recall that AP is not exactly a bastion of conservatism. They absolutely skewered Obama on this. https://t.co/C33j9J4eGX
— Jim Jordan (@ShadeTree1956) September 13, 2018
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