Following a report from The Daily Beast that a researcher at Fox News circulated an internal document warning against booking several purveyors of "disinformation" including President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani, reporter John Solomon, and married right-wing legal team Joseph DiGenova and Victoria Toensing, commenters on social media exploded.
Many took to Twitter to point out that the document proves Fox News knew the people they were booking on their programs were liars — and did it anyway:
we knew that hannity, solomon, and these fox regulars are liars. what this document proves is that the fox news si… https://t.co/9ePcn6b4Kv— John Whitehouse (@John Whitehouse)1581027591.0
@thedailybeast @ndrew_lawrence but... fox is the pinnacle of good journalism! they totally didn’t use a picture of… https://t.co/y0FKyWKrWX— Danielle Misiak (@Danielle Misiak)1581027858.0
@thedailybeast Is that to calibrate how large their bonus would be?— Mark Sofferman (@Mark Sofferman)1581027364.0
@thedailybeast How does diGenova and Toesning stil have a law license?— Slygrammy5 🌊💝🎉😎👣😳 (@Slygrammy5 🌊💝🎉😎👣😳)1581028031.0
@thedailybeast They had to research this? They didn’t know they were spreading lies? It’s not called Fake Fox News for nothing.— Michelle (@Michelle)1581026915.0
@thedailybeast How completely not surprising. There are people at Fox smart enough to have know that people allowed… https://t.co/WqGcf7kPQa— DemFacts (@DemFacts)1581028616.0