Snopes Cries 'Mostly False' for Attack on Cuomo's Vaccine 'Bad News'
November 19th, 2020 7:21 AM
On Tuesday, the “fact checkers” at Snopes ardently defended Gov. Andrew Cuomo by attacking an accurate tweet as "Mostly False." The headline was: "Did Gov. Cuomo Say It Was ‘Bad News’ Pfizer Vaccine Progress Came Under Trump?" The correct answer is Yes.
Twitter Moments Lunges with Fact Checkers to Spin for Dems 'Under God'
August 23rd, 2020 4:41 PM
Twitter Moments is as biased in curating the campaign as the “independent fact checkers.” It would figure that the Democratic convention would cause them all to fact check…..the Republicans, not the Democrats. Promoted at the top of the Moments this morning was this gem: "The DNC did not remove the phrase 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance, Snopes and PolitiFact confirm."
Facebook Censors Mark Dice’s Meme Mocking Kamala Harris
August 21st, 2020 3:24 PM
Big Tech has allowed open season on President Donald Trump for years, but cracks down quickly on criticism of the Democratic presidential ticket. Conservative media analyst and author Mark Dice announced that “Facebook censored a viral meme I posted last week about Joe Biden and Kamala Harris” in a Facebook post yesterday.
Snopes Labors to Avoid the Word 'Terrorist' for Convicted Bomb-Carrier
July 21st, 2020 10:39 PM
Snopes.com felt compelled to fact check the question "Did a 'convicted terrorist' sit on the board of a BLM funding body?" The answer is yes, Susan Rosenberg, convicted of being caught with 740 pounds of explosives and an Uzi, is on the board of a Black Lives Matter funder. But Snopes says the word "terrorist" is not well-defined.
Snopes Oddly Rules 'MIXTURE' on Trump Saying Coronavirus Was a 'Hoax'
March 4th, 2020 2:47 PM
President Trump never called the coronavirus a "hoax." He said trying to turn the coronavirus into the latest version of That Thing That Ruins Trump was a "hoax," like Russian collusion or Ukrainian election interference. But for some reason, Snopes.com admitted he never said the virus was a hoax, but rated his comments a "Mixture" of true and false. That's just…
WashPost, Snopes Tag Biden for Fake Story About Arrest in South Africa
February 26th, 2020 3:30 PM
This week, the "fact checkers" at both The Washington Post and Snopes.com have thrown the penalty flag at Joe Biden for his repeated claim that he was imprisoned in South Africa in the 1970s while trying to visit Nelson Mandela at the Robben Island prison. Sadly, the networks didn't seem to notice this historical gaffe before the South Carolina debate.
In Its War on Satire Sites, Snopes Comes to Defense of...Rush Limbaugh
February 12th, 2020 2:13 PM
The leftist "fact checkers" at Snopes have routinely gone after the Babylon Bee for writing satires that less intelligent Americans might mistake as real, such as....CNN buying a huge washing machine to wash its news. But at least it's spreading its battle on satire sites in defense of both sides. Two recent "fact checks" defended ... Rush Limbaugh.
Sarah Silverman: You Must Read New York Times, PolitiFact, and Snopes
February 11th, 2020 10:06 PM
On Monday, Sarah D. at Twitchy pointed out that Bernie Sanders-endorsing activist/comedian Sarah Silverman tweeted over the weekend that people should be reading newspapers. “Not websites. Not cable news. NOT a twitter feed or FB feed (I understand this irony).” She insisted “We must all be detectives to find the truth. Politifact and [S]nopes are helpful.” When the…
Snopes Demands White House Explain Trump's Funny Babylon Bee Retweet
December 13th, 2019 6:21 AM
The "fact-checking" site Snopes.com had one of its regular freak-outs over stupid Americans mistaking satirical websites for actual news, especially the right-leaning Babylon Bee. They actually contacted the White House to express concern that President Trump's Twitter account was spreading fake news (instead of jokes). Sadly, there was a Democrat running against Trump that was dumb…
Snopes Tries to Claim Bozell & Graham Abortion Column 'Mostly False'
October 4th, 2019 8:46 AM
Someone doesn't like our "Fact-Checking the Fact-Checkers" project. On Thursday, Snopes.com published an article headlined "Did Mainstream Media Outlets ‘Refuse’ to Cover Abortion Doctor Ulrich Klopfer?" They were questioning a Bozell and Graham column, which asserted that the networks failed to report on Dr. Klopfer's Illinois garage full of more than 2,…
Most 'Fact Checkers' Act Shifty with Schiff's Lying About Ukraine-Gate
October 3rd, 2019 9:03 AM
Congressman Adam Schiff was caught in a lie by The New York Times on Wednesday, although they didn’t make that point. The newspaper reported the whistleblower contacted Schiff’s committee and discussed his complaint in vague terms, and those terms were passed along to Schiff. He told MSNBC "we have not spoken directly with the whistleblower." Will the "fact checkers…
Snopes Spins Away from the Facts: Born-Alive Baby Thrown in the Trash
October 1st, 2019 1:13 PM
Alexandra DeSanctis of National Review pointed out the silliness of what they call a "Fact Check" these days. On Monday, Snopes.com asked the question "Was a Baby Born Alive at 23 Weeks ‘Thrown in the Trash’?" The factual answer is "Yes." But Snopes had to define it down to a "Mixture" of truth and falsehood....because facts can be spun! The…
Snopes Leaps to Defend AOC From Spin on Words She Actually Said
September 16th, 2019 5:13 PM
The "fact checkers" at Snopes.com are fervent and incessant defenders of "The Squad," especially Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. On September 13, Bethania Palma tagged several pro-Trump tweets as "FALSE" based on something AOC said on tape....five months ago
FACTS or FLACKS? Snopes Claims Joe Biden's Medal Mangle Is 'Not False'
September 1st, 2019 8:45 PM
The partisan elasticity of the "independent fact-checkers" will be tested by Joe Biden in this presidential campaign. The Washington Post brutally critiqued Biden's moving story of a story not wanting a medal as recounted at a Hanover, New Hampshire campaign stop. "In the space of three minutes, Biden got the time period, the location, the heroic act, the type of medal, the…