As Twitchy told you last week, Snopes’ crackerjack hoax-debunking team failed to bust Erica Thomas for her race hoax, but they did manage to go after the Babylon Bee for their satirical take on it. Babylon Bee founder Adam Ford was not amused by Snopes’ stunt, and he made his disgust clear in a long thread calling Snopes out for their demented crusade against the Bee.
Now, it seems they’ve been forced to take more decisive action to defend themselves against Snopes’ smear campaign:
Snopes is using social media’s purge of fake news to destroy satirical publications they don’t like. pic.twitter.com/EEwiyjABIM
— Tsukkomi (@ljenkins314) July 30, 2019
So it’s come to this.
This is ridiculous https://t.co/lJ0NWvtQaJ
— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) July 30, 2019
Wow. Just wow. Anyone who has half an ounce of intelligence could recognize Babylon Bee as satire.
— Judi (@prairiejude) July 30, 2019
@snopes knows exactly what if they are doing
“Ridicule is man's most potent weapon”
– Rules for Radicals, Saul Alinsky@snopes is a digital protection racket
— Mark Roxberry (@roxberry) July 30, 2019
Good job @snopes I hate you as much as the corporate media now.
— Scotty B, Phetasy Doctorate (PhD) (@ScottishDuke) July 30, 2019
Snopes deserves whatever punishment’s coming their way.
This isn’t going to go well for you.
— Eric Menefee (@telepastor) July 30, 2019
— unicorn (@mos4icos) July 30, 2019
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