New Zeal Blog: SNOPES TAKEN HOSTAGE: Left-wing “fact-checker” reveals it has lost control of its website

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SNOPES TAKEN HOSTAGE: Left-wing “fact-checker” reveals it has lost control of its website

Posted: 25 Jul 2017 12:44 PM PDT

Doug Ross @ Journal

At one point in the distant past of the Interwebs, Snopes.com was taken seriously as a leading de-bunker of urban myths.

As the years went by, its founders — a once-married couple named David and Barbara Mikkelson — decided to drift into political commentary. As their site grew, they hired an openly partisan, left-wing blogger named Kim Lacapria.

Lacapria had earlier declared herself “openly left-leaning” and very liberal. She has tarred conservatives as “teahadists” who “fear female agency”.

After joining Snopes, Lacapria quickly found herself and the site embroiled in controversy as her various posts read like Democrat op-eds and not any sort of fact-checking.

The Mikkelsons themselves are an interesting pair. They divorced in 2014, but appear to be engaged in a vicious…

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