Modern fact checkers are having a tough time of late.
They’ve been exposed as partisans, not truth tellers, too many times to count. The most recent embarrassment? Fact checkers like PolitiFact dubbed the theory that COVID-19 leaked from a Wuhan lab in China as a “pants on fire” whopper last year.
The left-leaning service did an about face late last month. Critics rightly noticed its initial assessment flowed from partisan thinking, not stone cold truths.
Snopes Introduces New Rating: 'False For Now' t.co/lwvJWlRo3v
— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) May 30, 2021