McCain offered the dubious viewpoint when a panel on her show was discussing a “Fox & Friends” segment in which Steve Doocy pointed out that COVID-19 is mostly killing unvaccinated people and Brian Kilmeade countered by saying, “That’s their choice.”
“Not everybody on Fox News is, you know, saying don’t get the vaccine,” McCain said. “I actually haven’t heard anyone say that, but maybe I’m just misinformed.”
Meghan McCain: “Not everybody on Fox News is, you know, saying don’t get the vaccine. I actually haven’t heard anyone say that, but maybe I’m just misinformed.” pic.twitter.com/J71v4LHWAq
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) July 19, 2021
Twitter users quickly sprang into action.
When you’re so misinformed you don’t know what’s going on but not totally misinformed that you haven’t ruled out the possibility that you’re misinformed https://t.co/wuFQmm2rmJ
— Matt Negrin, HOST OF HARDBALL AT 7PM ON MSNBC (@MattNegrin) July 19, 2021
Others brought up some helpful context regarding McCain and her relationship to Fox News.
I suspect john McCain’s daughter may have a horse in this race, after all, her husband works at Fox News. https://t.co/5kKVke5g4S
— Molly Jong-Fast (@MollyJongFast) July 19, 2021
Fox News contributor Ben Domenech, the husband of Meghan McCain, claims vaccine misinformation on social media isn’t “killing a single person in America”:
“Anyone who makes the case that this is actually killing people is lying to you.”https://t.co/uGSdjKrCrE
— The Intellectualist (@highbrow_nobrow) July 19, 2021
Then there were those who just brought receipts.