Politifact

fact-checking should be about checking facts - not about trying to impose some sort of Marquess of Queensbury rules on how you're allowed to use facts. Aside from undermining the mission, this makes the whole thing subjective - notice that Politifact wasn't even analyzing what Obama said, they were analyzing their impression about what he might have been trying to imply.

fact-checking should be about checking facts - not about trying to impose some sort of Marquess of Queensbury rules on how you're allowed to use facts. Aside from undermining the mission, this makes the whole thing subjective - notice that Politifact wasn't even analyzing what Obama said, they were analyzing their impression about what he might have been trying to imply.
Finding the Truth - NYTimes.com