NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n its short life, the Babylon Bee, a satirical website often described as a conservative and Christian version of the Onion, has been subjected to some mainstream media fact-checks that are in and of themselves comical.
“There have been some crazy ones,” says Babylon Bee CEO Seth Dillon.
Dillon, who recently spoke to National Review via Zoom for a National Review Institute-hosted event open to NRPlus subscribers and NRI donors, points to the time that Snopes fact-checked the headline: “CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine to Spin News Before Publication.”
Who, exactly, was confused whether that headline was real? “Do you throw these articles …