The co-host of Fox News’ Fox & Friends mocked Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” in Washington, DC on the show Sunday.
The “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” took place on October 30th at the National Mall and was led by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.
“There was this big rally put on by comedians, which many people unfortunately think are news people,” said Gretchen Carlson.
After her co-host, Steve Doocy, claimed the rally was “not supposed to be political” yet mainly “beat up on the right,” the show aired a clip of Stewart speaking at the rally.
“Yeah, it got political,” Gretchen Carlson said after the clip. “And he looks fancy in his suit, like he actually is a real news person.”
Fox & Friends then aired a clip from a previous segment of Geraldo At Large.
“I definitely would say there were more pockets of animosity here than at any Tea Party,” said Fox News contributor and conservative comedian Steven Crowder in the clip. “I had one gentleman actually, ironically enough, smack my camera out of my hand and grab my arm because I didn’t have my Canadian passport.
“There were people circling the Fox News van saying to blow up the Fox News van we have this all on tape. … If this is designed to restore sanity, it’s based on a divisive concept of referring essentially to all tea partiers as insane. That’s really what they’re saying. So you got a lot of that, a lot of vulgar signs, you know calling them teabaggers.”
An estimated 215,000 people attended the “Rally to Restore Sanity,” according to CBS News.
This video is from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast Oct. 31, 2010.