I think it’s fair to say that Full Fact is not in fact “Full” but an organisation with a paucity of facts that is both misinformed and misrepresentative and and consequently about as much use as a chocolate fireguard. They should be dismissed as a failed enterprise and consigned to the trash can.
I had my own issues with Full Fact last year, when the site supported Tom Chivers of the Telegraph in denying that sick and disabled people had died after their lifeline benefits had been stopped by the Department of Work and Pensions, despite the fact that the Hansard Parliamentary record and the media have recorded many examples of this being the case. The row I had with Tom Chivers last year about the mortality statistics can be seen here – Black Propaganda.
This article is from Mike Sivier at Vox Political:
Here’s a slimy little article for you: Sam Ashworth-Hayes’ piece on the benefit deaths at Full Fact.
The fact-checking website set him to respond to reporting of the DWP’s statistical release on incapacity benefit-related deaths, and he’s done a proper little cover-up job.
“It was widely reported that thousands of people died within weeks of being found ‘fit for…
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