The liberal couple behind Snopes defended the New York TImes decision to publish the address of Darren Wilson and his newly pregnant wife.
Gotnews.com has decided to publish the couple’s address in response.
Barbara and David P. Mikkelson run the controversial website, Snopes.com. It just so happens that they nearly always debunk conservative stories and allow liberal ones to go right through.
Here‘s what they wrote:
The Times did mention that Wilson and his wife own a house in Crestwood and referenced the street name, but they did not publish the full address; moreover, that information was neither current nor revelatory in nature since (as noted in the same article) the Wilsons had vacated the house months earlier, and that same information had already been widely disseminated back in August 2014 in coverage of the Mike Brown case published major newspapers such as the Washington Post and the Boston Globe.
It’s actually far worse to just publish the street that the Wilsons live on. What about their neighbors? Publishing the address and the street name exposes everyone in the neighborhood to potential violence.
And so what if they moved out of their property, they still own it. Publishing the address exposes the entire neighborhood to potential firebombing.