Column: Republicans Did Not Defund the Police
Here’s an easy test to see whether fact-checking websites can make any claim to be “independent” and nonpartisan in tone. Biden staffers claimed Republicans “defunded the police.” That’s a bald-faced lie.
Explainer: How Fact Checkers Abuse Their Role To Boost Democrat Causes
Fact checkers are just as susceptible to bias and narrative-pushing as any other class of journalist. Despite this, major media organizations treat them as a source of reliably unbiased information — as do social media companies like FaceBook and Twitter, who have granted them the power to flag and remove anything they deem “misinformation.”
Snopes: Maybe Biden Didn't 'Literally' Forget Defense Secretary's Name
Snopes.com has a habit of running to Biden's defense, even when the "facts" aren't exactly making Biden look good. Take Biden clearly bumbling and not being able to recall the name of his own Defense Secretary. Snopes somehow suggested this was in some sort of doubt under the headline "Did Biden Forget Defense Secretary Austin’s Name?"
Snopes Snuggles Biden: 'True' His Dog Gets an 'Indoguration' Party!
The incoming extra-plush treatment of Joe Biden by the “independent fact checkers” might be signaled by this Friday fact check at Snopes.com: "Will Biden’s Dog Get an ‘Indoguration’ Party? Major Biden’s former shelter is celebrating the "first dog" with a virtual party." Fact check: True!
Snopes Cries 'Mostly False' for Attack on Cuomo's Vaccine 'Bad News'
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'
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
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
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.