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{puh-lit-i-fakt}
noun
1. An assertion not based in experience or observation, but biased by a political viewpoint;
Something assumed to be true based on one's political affiliation.

2. A conclusion not reached through observation, but by compromising between two disparate political positions.

Related forms:
pol·it·i·fac·tu·al, adjective
pol·it·i·fac·tu·al·ly, adverb
Examples:
During heated political debate, the politifacts tend to fly.
Your argument is based only in politifact.
by Memosphere August 30, 2012
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May 14 Word of the Day
Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
by Mystikan April 11, 2006
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