Thursday's "Fox & Friends" featured insight into how the rich on the right a struggling to deal with the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 1000 people in the U.S., where there are more than 68,000 confirmed cases. A record 3.3 million people filed for unemployment this past week.
"I live in the city," Ainsley Earhardt told her co-hosts. "You can't go back to the city – you can, but I don't want to, I don't want to be around the area that's infected the most," she said. The New York City region is now the epicenter of the pandemic in the U.S.
"But I'm thinking like all the bills that are stacking up at my apartment. You know, we've got to think about that kind of thing. If you bought clothing before all this happened and you want to return it, are stores going to, you know, waive that 30 day period where you can get your money back if you need to return something?"
"These are all the things. Women – y'all don't think about this, guys, but – this is not a priority, but women have to get their hair done. I saw someone tweet out, 'You're gonna see what color our real hair is because our roots are going to grow in.' Women – all my friends are saying, this is not a priority, people are dying and I realize that – but they can't get their nails done."
"You know, businesses are closed everywhere. We're in priority mode right now. It's pharmacies and it is grocery stores – those are really the only places that people are going now."
"all my friends are saying you know, this is not a priority, people are dying and i realize that, but they can't ge… https://t.co/9TMENULuUx— Bobby Lewis (@Bobby Lewis) 1585228122.0
Here's how some are responding:
Remember this the next time you hear that elderly Americans have to be risked to re-start the economy. https://t.co/9OXavyWr0H— Robert E Kelly (@Robert E Kelly) 1585233845.0
Narcissistic blindness is very difficult to overcome. https://t.co/qnSclkpPt4— Elizabeth Mika (@Elizabeth Mika) 1585230685.0
@revrrlewis @JoeMyGod Forget the people who can’t get tested or the doctors/nurses working through exhaustion. Forg… https://t.co/GstWcWdP3h— James (@James) 1585229265.0
My friend is a hairdresser and her salon will be closed for at least another month. She contacted all of her clien… https://t.co/OpkwgAcazf— Kat K 🐾🐾🇺🇸 (@Kat K 🐾🐾🇺🇸) 1585233010.0
When someone asks for the definition of "privilege," show them this video. https://t.co/GVX25gmKlq— Corey Rayburn Yung (@Corey Rayburn Yung) 1585233800.0
@revrrlewis @KevinMKruse She’s basically saying people need to get back to work so they can service her. I hate thi… https://t.co/8T98Dp5Ghz— Michelle Bhasin (@Michelle Bhasin) 1585228496.0
Beyond parody https://t.co/7hLN0i5fk5— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar) 1585237163.0
.@ainsleyearhardt there are nurses on the front line in NYC wearing fucking trash bags in attempt to protect themse… https://t.co/qpM2EftEgx— Rob Wagner 😷😷🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@Rob Wagner 😷😷🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸) 1585233500.0
@revrrlewis @KevinMKruse "Grandma, how did you survive The Great Inconvenience of 2020? Is it true that you couldn'… https://t.co/oOdNtc8Ppa— Gary Wright (@Gary Wright) 1585228853.0
No words https://t.co/uTQ8y3Jtxt— Elizabeth Joh (@Elizabeth Joh) 1585232960.0
Hot take: the real crisis of #COVID19 is rooted in a diversion & inclusion argument. This is a crisis of empathy. T… https://t.co/k7zkVRVaoT— Lorimer Shenher (@Lorimer Shenher) 1585233952.0
@revrrlewis @KevinMKruse I swear the first qualification for Fox job applicants has to be "Terrible Person."— Wulfpack08 (@Wulfpack08) 1585229280.0
Maybe get better friends then? https://t.co/WjP4Qeyly2— MB Fawcett (@MB Fawcett) 1585229910.0