On Wednesday, Wegman charged on Twitter that Fox News is a “welfare system for otherwise unemployable jackasses.” The root of his angst was a comment from earlier in the week by Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade regarding former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.
Rice was suspended from the NFL this week after video surfaced of him knocking his then-fiancée Janay unconscious in an elevator.
“The message is, take the stairs,” Kilmeade joked.
That obviously wasn’t funny to Wegman, who mocked Fox & Friends as a place where its producers think “the most obnoxious thing” on current events.
“Where does the New York Times get a DIMWIT like Jesse Wegman?” read a headline on Van Susteren’s blog responding to Wegman’s tweets.
“The writer has a beef with one – apparently just one – of my colleagues so he attacks the entire network of thousands of employees,” Van Susteren wrote in her post. “That’s what bigots do — they generalize. They have prejudice against an entire group.”
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