Something you notice when you follow Fox News’ Todd Starnes is that he’s always very quick to write about a particular story. And there’s a simple reason for that: He puts out his side of the story (the Christian Persecution version) before the other side even knows what the hell is going on.
By the time they’ve corrected the misinformation or even offered their perspective, it’s too late. The bullshit has spread everywhere.
Starnes knows this perfectly well. A real journalist would give the other side a fair amount of time to respond before moving forward with a story. But Starnes isn’t a real journalist.
That explains why he was so eager to complain about Disney when he received an email about a girl named Lilly… without waiting to hear their side of the story: