The #NeverTrump contingent on Twitter rejected Fox News’ invitation on Thursday for them to “Meet the Trumps.”
As Donald Trump obtained the number of delegates necessary to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, Off The Record host Greta Van Susteren hosted an hourlong special devoted to the real estate mogul and his family. As The Hill reported, several media observers panned the show from the outset:
Seriously, what the hell is this? pic.twitter.com/g4ebWr6ZVl
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) May 26, 2016
— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) May 27, 2016
But even some of Trump’s fellow conservatives railed against the program, as seen below:
@oliverdarcy Well we're beyond farce at this point, so why not just go with it?
— Brian Cates (@drawandstrike) May 26, 2016
— Tim Allen (@TAA220) May 27, 2016
— Julie Weathers (@Julie_Weathers) May 27, 2016
That Fox News ‘Meet the Trumps’ special is not a sitcom … or is it? https://t.co/63gQPPu13p
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) May 27, 2016
— Knight of the Right (@deknightberight) May 27, 2016
@greta Stop you Trump suckass Did you ask them why Trumps sons kill endangered animals?
— Kelly Wirth (@KellyWirth3) May 27, 2016
— AlSharpton's2ndChin (@toadtws) May 27, 2016
@greta an hour long info-commercial about Trump. A paid political broadcast? This is not journalism. I expect Hannity to do this not you!
— Mark Schantz (@msschantz) May 26, 2016
For her part, Van Susteren said she would host similar specials for the two remaining Democratic candidates:
Offer remains to Clinton and Sanders campaigns to do special about their families-same as did w/Trump
— Greta Van Susteren (@greta) May 27, 2016