Snopes Check on Biden Skips Over His Mangling of Kent State Body Count

May 8th, 2019 10:15 PM
Sometimes, the fact checkers pick the wrong fact to check. See Snopes.com on Joe Biden. Their latest Biden article explored whether Biden actually said he had "no empathy" for the young generations. Snopes was aiming low by fact-checking a tweet by a left-winger's account that had 958 followers. "IbrahimAS97" described himself as "a person within whom a profound…

For Love or Clicks? Snopes Leaps to Correct Silly Ocasio-Cortez Items

April 17th, 2019 11:50 AM
Snopes.com claims to be a fact-checking website, but its recent rash of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defense items suggests it's a liberal clickbait site. There's five items just in the first 15 days of April. None of them evaluate if AOC mangled facts. They're all on defense. 

Snopes.com: NOT True That Man Sold His Testicles for Bernie Sanders!

March 11th, 2019 7:07 AM
Twitchy asks an obvious question: Why does Snopes.com "keep doing fact-checking articles nobody thinks are real, especially one with easy-to-find disclaimers?" The latest example of Snopes feeling the need to do a "satire check" is a doozy:  “Did a Brave Millennial Sell His Testicles to Raise Money for Bernie’s 2020 Campaign?” If you wonder if this could…

Humor-Free Snopes Flags Babylon Bee as 'False' for Smollett-CNN Joke

February 21st, 2019 8:19 AM
Here we go again! Snopes.com is slamming an obvious Babylon Bee parody with the "False" label. They asked "Was ‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Offered a Job at CNN?" Dan Evon of Snopes felt the urgent need to warn "This was not a genuine news story, although some readers mistook it for such." 

Snopes Claims It's 'Unproven' Nathan Philllips Lied About Vietnam War

January 26th, 2019 7:41 AM
Peter Hasson at the Daily Caller reported the liberal “fact checking” website Snopes.com acted like it couldn’t find the facts on Indian activist Nathan Phillips lying about serving in Vietnam. Snopes phrased it this way on their home page: “Did Nathan Phillips Falsely Claim He Was a Vietnam Veteran? Nuances frequently get lost amidst social media uproar and hastily filed…

Daily Caller: Snopes.com Badly Botches Fact Check on GOP Losses

December 7th, 2018 7:19 AM
Peter Hasson at the Daily Caller made the Drudge Report on Thursday underlining how Snopes.com, "a left-leaning fact-checking website given preferential treatment by Facebook and Google, botched its fact-check of a viral meme that was mocked within political circles for spreading false information." Politico reporter Jake Sherman called the meme "insane fake news."

Snopes.com Springs to Swalwell's Defense on Gaffetastic 'Nukes' Tweet

November 24th, 2018 1:58 PM
Young liberal congressman Eric Swalwell of California is an cable TV regular and has been hailed for his social-media prowess. He's even touted by some as 2020 presidential timber. That image took a hit on November 16, when Swalwell responded to gun-rights activists on Twitter saying you will never take my guns with "It will be a short war, my friend. The government has nukes. Too many…
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Snopes.com Cries 'False' When Sinema's Tagged as Abortion Extremist

November 11th, 2018 11:34 PM
Snopes.com keeps attacking conservative website articles as "False" when the facts favor the conservatives. On November 9, these "fact checkers" tagged LifeNews.com as "False" for a headline that said "Arizona Senate Candidate Kyrsten Sinema Voted to Allow Abortions Up to Birth."

Snopes Throws 'False' Flag at Daily Wire for True San Fran Vote Story

July 20th, 2018 9:19 PM
Those "independent fact checkers" at Snopes threw a red flag at conservative websites like the Daily Wire for a "mixture" of truth and falsehood on the question "Is San Francisco Registering ‘Illegal Aliens’ to Vote?" You have to get a kick out of the objection to the I-word and the A-word. They prefer "non-citizens." We wouldn't call their…

Snopes Media Has 'Consistently Claimed' Child Was Never Separated

June 27th, 2018 5:41 PM
Snopes.com has once again created fact-check fiction. On Friday, the site's Kim LaCapria contended that the press has "consistently reported" that the girl photographed by Getty Images' John Moore "was never separated from her mother," and that any claim to the contrary is "Mostly False." There is more evidence than one can even hope to chronicle that it is…

Fake News, Fake 'Fact-Check'; Vargas Spreads Staged Caged-Kid Photo

June 13th, 2018 1:27 PM
On Monday evening Pacific Time, former Washington Post reporter Jose Antonio Vargas posted a photo on Twitter of children inside a cage. He assumed that the photo depicted unaccompanied illegal-immigrant children recently detained by ICE. He was wrong; but as of late Wednesday morning, he has from all appearances only indirectly admitted his error. An alleged "fact-check…
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Snopes Hides Truth in 'Fact-Check' on California's Draconian Water Law

June 8th, 2018 3:48 PM
Snopes.com's so-called "fact checks" are so often inane — NewsBusters has caught it "fact-checking" an obviously satirical post — that it's tempting to dismiss it as irrelevant. That would be a mistake. It's therefore important to call sites like Snopes out when they play their deceptive "fact check" games. That's what the site's…

Snopes.com Slams Babylon Bee Satirists as 'False' for Cosby Joke

May 5th, 2018 3:51 PM
The completely humorless fact-checkers at Snopes.com are trashing the satire site Babylon Bee again as “False.” The target is a hilarious send-up of Planned Parenthood claiming that only three percent of their services are abortions (about a third of a million deaths a year). They imagined Cecile Richards defending Bill Cosby after his convicton for sexual assault by saying "You…

'Fact Checkers' Weirdly Defend Hillary's Trump-Voter Rant in India

March 16th, 2018 4:11 PM
Hillary Clinton’s rant in India about Trump voters being motivated by racism, sexism, and loathing of Indian-Americans who succeed is being carefully protected by the “fact checkers” at PolitiFact and Snopes.com. Despite topping their website with the question “Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin ‘backwards?," PolitiFact failed to issue a “Truth-o-Meter…