“Some readers unconvinced by our True rating for Michelle Obama’s claim that slaves built the White House”

“At PolitiFact, we appreciate feedback, and we’re used to taking flak from dissatisfied readers. But what struck us as unusual about the blowback from this fact-check was the sheer diversity of arguments that readers made about why we were wrong. We found none of the arguments to be compelling, and the rating of Obama’s statement remains True.
Here’s a sampling of their arguments.”


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