Todd Starnes (Credit: Fox News)

Fox News' Todd Starnes condemns his employer for its shamefully liberal handling of GOP debate

Allowing Megyn Kelly to ask all those "gotcha" questions? What is this? A reputable news organization?


Scott Eric Kaufman
August 7, 2015 9:26PM (UTC)

Fox News contributor Todd Starnes was not happy, not in the least, with how his employer conducted the GOP presidential debate last night. During his live-tweet of the event, he repeatedly condemned his peers using the very language typically reserved for mainstream liberal outlets:

[embedtweet id="629461204151439361"]

Advertisement:

[embedtweet id="629463086945173504"]

[embedtweet id="629468285940146176"]

[embedtweet id="629470871674089472"]

[embedtweet id="629475355821244416"]

[embedtweet id="629479596535214080"]

He later consoled conservatives who found the Fox News moderators too liberal with a tweet:

[embedtweet id="629641680082325504"]

But he quickly realized that you can only fit so much consolation in 148 characters, so he produced a brief video assuring his audience that they still have a friend at Fox News despite last night's immoderate performance by Megyn Kelly, Bret Baier, and Chris Wallace:

Advertisement:

"You have a friend in the Fox News corner of the world," he said. "Conservatives have a friend -- and we friends, stick together."


Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

MORE FROM Scott Eric KaufmanFOLLOW scottekaufmanLIKE Scott Eric Kaufman

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Gop Debate Todd Starnes Twitter Video




BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••


Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •