Step aside, Pinocchios and Pants on Fire. "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central has entered the fact-checking world with ratings such as "a puppy snorting cocaine" and "a John Travolta."
"The Daily Show’s" "What the Actual Fact?" segments can sometimes seem as substantive as PolitiFact or The Washington Post's Fact-Checker. But they also contain the kind of silliness you expect from a show on Comedy Central.