Watch This Fox News Interview Go South In Less Than 30 Seconds
On Thursday, a Fox News reporter was at Diner in Bethesda, Maryland, interviewing customers about their opinion on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey earlier this week. But he didn’t expect one particular customer’s answer.
The right-wing network wanted to hear what a man, who is a Republican, had to say about the controversial decision. It didn’t go well:
REPORTER: What do you make of the firing? Thumbs up or thumbs down on that decision?
CUSTOMER: Well, I think it should have been done much earlier. Uh, but, uh, I think to be too Machiavellian about it, why does it take such a long time for these guys to arrive at this conclusion? Is it because we’re getting too tight, getting, finding out too much information about the Putin, is that… (trails off)
REPORTER: (stands up, abruptly walks away) Well, thank you, we’re getting tight on time, I just wanted to tell you too, we’re going to be talking to folks here, uh…
Lis Power, a journalist at Media Matters for America, captured the awkward moment on Twitter, where it will live forever in immortality. Watch:
1 Fox interviews man in diner.
2 Man implies timing of Comey's firing is suspect, was FBI getting too close?
3 Fox ends interview with man. pic.twitter.com/lBd9GSUjh1
— Lis Power (@LisPower1) May 11, 2017