President Donald Trump on Wednesday went on an angry rant against Fox News and declared that the conservative news network "isn't working for us anymore!"
The president's tirade caught the attention of longtime Fox News personality Brit Hume, who replied on Twitter to inform Trump that "Fox News isn’t supposed to work for you."
Fox News isn’t supposed to work for you. https://t.co/kQDY4UKv8z— Brit Hume (@Brit Hume) 1567001181.0
Hume's statement was greeted with anger by Trump supporters, however, who seem to believe that the network's job is to be the president's personal propaganda organ.
"Not supposed to work for the DNC either," wrote one upset Trump fan. "But last night, Bret Baier's panel included Matthew Continetti, son-in-law of NeverTrumper Bill Kristol & editor of the Washington Free Beacon, which funded original Fusion GPS anti-Trump project."
"And you, Brit, aren't supposed to take things a President says and twist them out of context," another Trump fan wrote. "You are a MEDIA ELITE and you do not like the average joe to have a voice. Fox News has changed 180 degrees and betrayed the user base that made it great."
@brithume And you, Brit, aren't supposed to take things a President says and twist them out of context. You are a… https://t.co/pZQO3hL91O— American 💔 🇺🇸 💔 Heart |Parler @AmericanHeart (@American 💔 🇺🇸 💔 Heart |Parler @AmericanHeart) 1567005225.0
"Fox News is so desperate to get a Dem debate that they allowed Bernie, Buttigieg, Klobuchar to insult them live," wrote another Trump fan. "They allow Dems to come on and call the President a Whute (sic) Supremacist. We are all sick of the new 'gossip' driven Fox News."
@brithume No but they work for viewers. @FoxNews is so desperate to get a Dem debate that they allowed Bernie, Butt… https://t.co/5sMhUCQZRe— NolaMom 🎄 (@NolaMom 🎄) 1567007320.0
"I haven't watched Fox News since they went all Never Trump after the election in 2016," opined another aggrieved Trump fan. "Best decision EVER. Love OANN."
@brithume I haven't watched @FoxNews since they went all Never Trump after the election in 2016. Best decision EVER. Love @OANN— President-Elect CALAMITY JULES 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@President-Elect CALAMITY JULES 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸) 1567003993.0