Blog: claims it is in danger of shutting down

A murky struggle has erupted that, it is claimed, could torpedo a mainstay of the progressive propaganda machine. The left-wing “fact-checking” site says it is fighting for its life and desperately needs donations, according to its founder, David Mikkelson.

As AT readers know all too well, Snopes has been known to twist facts and definitions to validate progressive tropes under the guise of neutral examination of the facts. Under this camouflage, Snopes was chosen by Facebook as a source of vetting for “fake news,” putting it in the position of censoring access to material on the biggest single source of news for Americans. For this reason, Snopes matters. A lot.