Minnesota Department Of Predictive “Journalism”

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An MPR News tweet.

From 9:30.

AM.

Nearly 12 hours before the State of the Union address.

President Trump is prone to exaggeration and sometimes fiction. If his past speeches to Congress are prologue, buyer beware. An early fact check of some subjects likely to come up in his #StateOfTheUnion https://t.co/nWhrY2Q63w

— MPR News (@MPRnews) February 4, 2020

So – “fact-checking” the putative reputation of the speaker, long before the speech actually happens?

That’s not “fact-checking”. That’s not even “journalism”.

That’s public relations for the Democratic Party.