Everyone knows who Snopes are, so let's just get to the executive summary:
One of them is a website called Snopes.com which claims to be one of the web's 'essential resources' and 'painstaking, scholarly and reliable'
It was founded by husband-and-wife Barbara and David Mikkelson, who used a letterhead claiming they were a non-existent society to start their research
Now they are divorced - with Barbara claiming in legal documents he embezzled $98,000 of company money and spent it on 'himself and prostitutes'
In a lengthy and bitter legal dispute he is claiming to be underpaid and demanding 'industry standard' or at least $360,000 a year
The two also dispute what are basic facts of their case - despite Snopes.com saying its 'ownership' is committed to 'accuracy and impartiality'
Snopes.com founder David Mikkelson's new wife Elyssa Young is employed by the website as an administrator
She has worked as an escort and porn actress and despite claims website is non-political ran as a Libertarian for Congress on a 'Dump Bush' platform
Its main 'fact checker' is Kimberly LaCapria, whose blog 'ViceVixen' says she is in touch with her 'domme side' and has posted on Snopes.com while smoking pot
Here is a file photo of Snopes from their
You could see why Snopes wanted to ditch Mrs. Snopes, I'll give him that. But, new wife:
She accused him of embezzling money for himself and his hoes. Here's how he justified that:
He said he was considering setting up a fact-checking website in India, and wanted to get a sense of the culture. He also said he went to Buenos Aires to attend an international fact-checking conference.
PLEASE TO BE INVESTIGATING THE REPORTS OF FRAUDULENT POOP IN THE STREETS
Daily Mail sneaks in some low blows of its own:
Snopes.com will be asked by Facebook to be an arbiter on the veracity of news.
Attorneys for the former husband and wife also conducted a lengthy exchange on what was actually true about the actions of the former couple.
Finally, the new Snopes' main fact checker is a dominatrix who runs a smutty web site dedicated to smut. She describes her work at Snopes:
Yes, yes of course and you knew this was coming:
NEVER END 2016!