We know that traditional media outlets are in the bag for the left.
They have consistently obscured stories, spun details out of proportion, or outright lied to protect the Democrats. They’ve been doing it for years, but have been particularly protective of their prized child Barack Obama.
This has motivated many to seek alternative sources for information online. But what happens when a website–banking on its reputation for debunking myths and rumors–is exposed for being biased and dishonest themselves?
That’s exactly what’s happening with everyone’s favor rumor-crushing site Snopes. It’s coming to light that the website is consistently obscuring facts about the Obama administration and the Democrats in general.
It seems these guys hate myths, unless they can protect their political buddies in Washington.
From Conservative Tribune:
Rumor-disproving website Snopes has proven itself especially unreliable on all matters political, and it did so again this week when it tried to “bust” the myth that President Obama had paid Iran $400 million in exchange for American citizens being held in Iranian jails.
Both Snopes and the Obama administration insist that the payment was part of the Iran nuclear deal and completely unconnected to the release of the men.
The Snopes article quotes State Department spokesman Jack Kirby that the deals “were completely separate from the discussions about returning our American citizens home.”
However, the website that prides itself on its thoroughness and due diligence, is conveniently ignoring the statments from top leaders in Iran. They make it very clear that the $400 mill was entirely for the release of those prisoners.
“Iranian press reports have quoted senior Iranian defense officials describing the cash as a ransom payment. The Iranian foreign ministry didn’t respond to a request for comment,” The Wall Street Journal said (via the Federalist Papers Project).
“The annulment of sanctions against Iran’s Bank Sepah and reclaiming of $1.7 billion of Iran’s frozen assets after 36 years showed that the U.S. doesn’t understand anything but the language of force. This money was returned for the freedom of the U.S. spy,” he said, referring to released U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati.
Hmm. You’d think Snopes would be on top of that. If the people Obama gave the money to claims it was a ransom, it was a ransom. Forget how Obama and his buddies at Snopes are trying to spin it. Our country just enriched one of our enemies for the release of prisoners. It is a very clear sign that President Obama is willing to bend over backwards to placate terrorist-loving regimes.
But this isn’t the first time Snopes has pathetically tried to protect the left.
Back in June, it claimed that a mass shooting stopped by a man concealed-carrying outside a nightclub wasn’t really a mass shooting, because “accounts of the altercation don’t indicate the gunman intended to kill multiple victims (or anyone at all).”
The man was firing at random people after a disagreement. Apparently, that doesn’t mean he intended to kill them. Who knew?
Snopes also tried to “bust” the myth that there were no American flags on stage during the first day of the Democratic National Convention by showing a still frame of a flag present during the Pledge of Allegiance. Pretty damning stuff, until you realize that the still frame was from the second day, after the DNC had realized how bad the lack of flags looked. (The flag was also taken down right after the pledge, so there was that, too.)
More proof that you can’t trust the left. They will bend the truth until it breaks in order to protect their interests. It really doesn’t give you much respect for their policies, if they’re so weak they have to constantly lie to defend themselves.
I think this should be enough evidence for us to remove Snopes from our bookmarks, don’t you?
Source: Conservative Tribune