"I wasn’t a week into my job before I, too, had undergone the completely life-changing installation of an irrevocable—and warranted—skepticism of everything I heard or read. So it’s life-ruining, also. Which is why I did something book writers rarely do—which is subject their manuscripts to a Mother Jones-style fact-check—and that they rarely do for really good reason—which is that holy fucking shit is it hard."

- Amid PolitiFact’s “lie of the year” controversy, Mac McClelland gives a shout-out to what it takes to get your facts straight. (via motherjones)
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