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Snopes Should Stay Out Of The Opinion Biz

Snopes has long been our go-to web space for fact checking that outlandish story we just heard on Twitter or Facebook. However, Snopes has taken a hit in credibility this year, primarily because of the work of Kim LaCapria. LaCapria's thing is the political race—an event that Snopes should approach like one approaches a drunk redneck with an oversized barbecue grill. Some of her work has been strictly in the realm of easily verifiable events, where a quick look at facts or other fact-checking uncovers the truth and there's little room for debate.
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