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Today Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler gave Four Pinocchios to Donald Trump’s lie about New Jersey Muslims celebrating 9/11 and PolitiFact’s Lauren Carroll scored that Pants on Fire. Trump also approved the beating of a Black Lives Matter protester at his rally and retweeted a lie about interracial murder rates that was begun by a neo-Nazi, but The Hill’s Cory Bennett buried the fact-checking. The Post’s Phillip Bump assesses why Trump’s lies don’t hurt him, but Vox’s Dylan Matthews wonders: are our media prepared to debunk Trump?


Also: See Linda Lee’s Midday Matinee on this same topic.


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