UH-OH: Biden Team Pressures Snopes, USA Today Into More Favorable Spin

April 11th, 2024 5:46 PM

Every White House team seeks to pressure the media into more favorable coverage. It's only natural to discover Team Biden can have their way in influencing liberal operations to edit things they've already posted. But it usually happens on the "down low," where there's no proven connection. It turns out USA Today and the so-called "independent fact-checkers" at Snopes folded under…

GASP: Snopes Fact-Checks Biden Admin’s ‘15 Million’ Jobs Added Claim

March 22nd, 2024 4:23 PM

It was always asinine for President Joe Biden’s administration to claim that they “nearly” added 15 million jobs since the pandemic, and it apparently stank so much that even leftist fact-checker Snopes didn’t let it pass the smell test.

Snopes Claims Biden Didn't Wear Hard Hat Backwards (He Did)

January 27th, 2024 3:33 PM

David Emery, one of the fact-checking sleuths at Snopes, defended President Joe Biden on Friday against accusations that he wore a hard hat backwards during a recent photo op in Wisconsin. The only problem for Emery and Biden is that Biden did wear the hat backwards.


Seth Dillon to Tucker: Censors Use Fact-Checking to Guard Narratives

December 20th, 2023 5:07 PM

Leftist fact-checkers target media outlets like The Babylon Bee to give social media platforms an excuse for censorship, the company’s CEO, Seth Dillon, told independent journalist Tucker Carlson. 

Snopes: Talk Of Hamas Atrocities Might 'Echo Islamophobic Rhetoric'

October 13th, 2023 10:28 AM

Former Al Jazeera producer turned Snopes fact-checker Nur Ibrahim warned on Thursday that discussions of Hamas beheading Israeli babies should be taken with a grain of salt and that “people should be wary of claims that echo Islamophobic rhetoric.”

Snopes Rushes to Defend Biden, KJP From Fake News on Maui Visit

August 17th, 2023 10:34 AM

The "independent fact-checkers" have a knee-jerk pattern of rushing to the defense of Team Biden. They're not always wrong about the facts. But their selection bias is obvious.


Snopes Drops True Rating After Citing No Scientists On Musk, Sub Comms

June 22nd, 2023 1:57 PM

The problem with fact-checkers is not that checking facts is useless, but that their status as guardians of the truth is not justified. When OceanGate’s mini-sub went missing near the wreck of Titanic, some critics of Elon Musk used the opportunity to score political points by promoting his Twitter competitors by declaring that his company Starlink was being utilized for…

Snopes: Anti-Catholic Hate Group Not a Hate Group Because SPLC Says So

June 15th, 2023 1:37 PM

On June 9, the intrepid fact-checkers at Snopes decided that the anti-Catholic Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is not a hate group. Why? Because they themselves say so and the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center does not list them as such.

Watch Out! The Media’s ‘Mask Up!’ Marauders Are Riding Again

December 25th, 2022 9:09 AM

After November 2022’s Red Wave turned out to be a trickle and with COVID case numbers creeping up again, there is fear an emboldened “science”-loving left wing, egged on by a gullible press, will again try to impose draconian COVID-19 rules, including mask mandates. That's after some outlets actually praised the bravery of BLM protestors who marched maskless during the 2020 George Floyd…

Snopes Cries 'False' at PJ Media for Accurate Obama Foundation Story

September 29th, 2022 6:09 AM

Snopes.com took after a PJ Media article, asking "Did Obama Foundation Store Classified Documents at Empty Furniture Warehouse?" Matt Margolis found a letter proving that was true. Snopes claimed it was "False"! 

Snopes Labels Viral DeSantis Book Banning Disinformation 'Satire'

August 23rd, 2022 11:00 AM

On Sunday, an anonymous Twitter user by the name of “Freesus Patriot™” posted an image on Twitter purporting to show a list of banned books in Florida and the intrepid fact checkers and guardians of misinformation at Snopes labeled it satire.

Crack Is Wack: Snopes Face Plants Again in Defense of Biden Drug Plan

February 10th, 2022 9:49 AM

Fact checkers might need a different ruling -- something snappy, like "True But But But. Snopes.com pounced on conservative outlets for reporting something true -- that Biden's health team announced a grant program that included "safe smoking kits" which could include glass pipes for crack cocaine. But...it's "reductive"! 


Guess Who Snopes Tagged 'Mostly False' When Kamala Linked 1/6 and 9/11

January 8th, 2022 2:29 PM

Vice President Kamala Harris began her speech marking the one-year anniversary of the January 6 riot by comparing it to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. I joked the "independent fact-checkers are taking the day off." They didn't. Snopes declared conservative radio host Todd Starnes "Mostly False," not Kamala Harris. 

Fact Checkers Go Limp on Cori Bush's Wild Tale About Being Shot At

November 22nd, 2021 4:32 PM

On November 15, Rep. Cori Bush (radical D-Mo.) tweeted that “When we marched in Ferguson, white supremacists would hide behind a hill near where Michael Brown Jr. was murdered and shoot at us.” Where were the “Fact Checkers”? FactCheck.Org? No. The Washington Post? No. PolitiFact ignored it, although they posted two “False” ratings on Kevin McCarthy on November 19.