Snopes Still Kinda Hates Us

It took a lot of prodding to get Snopes to acknowledge IMAO as the source of the “Obama’s 3am Phone Call” photoshop. And they never did use the original version (you know, the one with the watermark so that IMAO would get credit).

And now they’re doing a flashback on Obama-related photoshops, and they’re just being rudely dismissive (screen capture 4-7-14):

I noticed they didn’t get this upset when Bush was being mocked.

Seriously Snopes, try not to sound so offended. Your loyalties are showing.

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  1. It’s false? I’m so mad at you now. I thought that photo was real, and that’s the only reason I didn’t vote for the One whom we’ve come to know and love as the greatest president in the history of everything.

    At least they didn’t crop out the dot on the “i” of the watermark. You should be grateful.


  2. @3 Les – To be fair, Snopes didn’t do the cropping. Someone else did, and that “one dot watermark” version is the one that usually made the rounds in emails.

    That part doesn’t bother me.

    What bothers me is that they DO know the source, but chose not to use the full, watermarked version.

    But mostly I’m irritated by the mocking of IMAO from a source that tries to lay claim to some degree of objectivity. It’s kind of sad to see them poisoning their own brand like that.


  3. I noticed some guy’s hand on the floor. Is the other guy in this photo (Reggie Love?) leaning forward on his hands and knees? Was the O calling for the WH medic to bring a soothing lotion for the other guy’s butthurt? Inquiring minds, and all that . . .



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