As many here are aware the FaceBook-backed fact-checkers over at Snopes have exposed themselves as not just humor-impaired scolds but actually activists bearing a grudge when it comes to the satire outlet The Babylon Bee.
The so-called diligent truth-based outlet has shown it has a serious inability to grasp the meaning of the term “satire”, something the Babylon Bee has clearly labeled itself. So Snopes has endeavored to call out the inaccuracies in BB pieces, feeling as if it is doing noble work in explaining to the public how jokes are not factually accurate.
And as The Babylon Bee shows, it is Snopes itself that is becoming the punchline.
Snopes Strikes Deal With Netflix To Provide On-Screen Fact Checks Of Fictional Shows, Movieshttps://t.co/ztYHUC4kh8
— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) August 18, 2019
What makes this funnier is that it seems so damned realistic. The site that insists on calling out the factual inaccuracies in blatantly false humor pieces can so easily be seen spending its time picking apart the issues portrayed in animated feature films.
Great joke. But now you are just giving them ideas.
— GunnerM249 (@GunnerM249) August 18, 2019
— Sean Patrick (@TexanFive) August 18, 2019
Humor and sarcasm is the best way to expose the insanity of the left. Thank you Babylon Bee.
— Jonathan Wiskee (@JonathanWiskee) August 18, 2019
There is some hardcore truth. The very fact they get this upset over jokes essentially proves their insanity.
As they “report” in The Babylon Bee:
Whether Snopes is verifying the existence of a multiverse of various Spider-Men, the fact that there’s a secret Russian installation underneath the Starcourt Mall in Hawkins, or the assertion that there’s a magical nanny named Mary Poppins, you’ll be sure to get “just the facts” from Snopes.com.
(ed. note: This was NOT an actual report.)
To say the Bee hit close to home with this one is rather evident.
Oh my god for a second I didn't realize this was satire. These stories hit too close to home base ??
— A dilettante thinking for myself (@dilly_tante) August 18, 2019
OMG… this 1 almost had me. The headline was so realistic I almost shat my pants. Then I seen the Bee.
— Order From Chaos ??❌ (@Proteus_Anon) August 18, 2019
One thing agreed upon is that this media feud is becoming only more enjoyable as it goes forward. We can only hope Snopes continues in its quest to debunk more gags and jokes — you know, for all of our protection.
This is the media battle we all wanted. I'm rooting for @TheBabylonBee.
— Jesse Pederson (@JessePederson) August 18, 2019
Just the Bee skull dragging @snopes again. 2019 has been pretty fantastic!
— Caleb Box (@calebbox) August 18, 2019
Snopes vs. Babylon Bee is the Twitter war I didn't know I needed in my life.
— B ? (@B_7724) August 18, 2019
We all can use this right now.