Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday launched what he believed was a scalding attack against Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-VT) drug pricing plan -- but it immediately backfired when people responded to say it sounded amazing.
"SANDERS: 'We are going to ensure that no one pays more than $200 a year for the prescription drugs they need...'" Hannity wrote on Twitter while linking to an article on his website that made fun of the Vermont senator for promising lower drug prices.
SANDERS: "We are going to ensure that no one pays more than $200 a year for the prescription drugs they need..." https://t.co/TOSrbMkMkZ— Sean Hannity (@Sean Hannity)1574873306.0
Many people following Hannity, however, said that only having to spend $200 a year at most on prescription drugs sounded like a great idea, including one follower who challenged the premise of Hannity's article by showing exactly how Sanders plans to slash the cost of drugs in the United States.
@seanhannity "Sanders offered no details on how the proposal would be enforced, or how his ‘Medicare for All’ plan… https://t.co/artv7FWHKs— Gill (@Gill)1574878623.0
Check out some additional reactions below.
@seanhannity unbelievable; how could he care so much. Why not have pharma CEOs just outright murder people? #farleft has gone crazy— BernTrooper-Professional Managerial Class Division (@BernTrooper-Professional Managerial Class Division)1574877660.0
@seanhannity cool, i could use that. I hate spending $35/month for vyvanse, and $30/month on asthma meds. it sucks shit— Brendan Karet 🚮 (@Brendan Karet 🚮)1574878166.0
@seanhannity Thanks for the Bernie endorsement Sean. A lot of 50-65 year old HS varsity football players look up to you.— William Davids (@William Davids)1574878747.0
@seanhannity rock on @seanhannity - keep up the populism and advertising for Bernie.— timothy 🌺 & 🕊& 🏳️🌈 (@timothy 🌺 & 🕊& 🏳️🌈)1574878692.0
@seanhannity €200/ year is a good ballpark figure. In Sweden, you pay around this amount max/ year for both healthc… https://t.co/mViMb6BWv6— Brian Bean 🇪🇺🏴🇸🇪 (@Brian Bean 🇪🇺🏴🇸🇪)1574879981.0
@seanhannity That sounds wonderful. I don't see a problem here.— Valid Arguments (@Valid Arguments)1574873422.0