Ben Witherington is not sure whom to believe. His mother sent him a note from an individual who just learned from Wikepedia that Snopes.com is a mom and pop operation, not some vast news bureau or research institution. And the writer learned that liberals try to discredit conservatives. Ben is not sure he is buying the Snopes conspiracy theory.
Thucydides was right, most of us are too lazy to do any real research and get to the truth of an issue.