The liberal fact-checking site, Snopes.com has become an afternoon soap opera. There is a battle for ownership, caused by a messy divorce between the formerly married couple who founded Snopes. One of the site’s founders has been accused of using company money to pay for the divorce, hookers, fancy trips and to make his new wife (an ex-escort) happy.
When it was first launched in 1994 Snopes was the go-to site for debunking urban legends such as the non-existent alligators living in the NYC sewer system, eventually, it grew to include internet hoaxes. Most recently Snopes has joined the liberal war on information, where “facts” coming from liberals are automatically true, and facts from conservatives are always questioned. The site is one of Facebook’s fact-checking partners in its attempt at addressing the spread of conservatism.
The site’s founders, former husband and wife David and Barbara Mikkelson, have been embroiled in a lengthy and bitter legal dispute in the