McCain offered the questionable point of view when a panel of his show was discussing a “Fox & Friends” segment in which Steve Doocy pointed out that COVID-19 primarily kills unvaccinated people and Brian Kilmeade responded by saying: ” It’s their choice. “
“Not everyone on Fox News is saying, you know, not to get the shot,” McCain said. “Actually, I haven’t heard anyone say that, but maybe I’m just misinformed.”
Meghan McCain: “Not everyone on Fox News says, you know, not to get the vaccine. Actually, I 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 took action.
When you are so misinformed that you don’t know what’s going on, but not totally misinformed that you haven’t ruled out the possibility that you are misinformed https://t.co/wuFQmm2rmJ
– Matt Negrin, HARDBALL HTE AT 7PM ON MSNBC (@MattNegrin) July 19, 2021
Others have provided helpful background regarding McCain and his relationship with Fox News.
I suspect John McCain’s daughter might 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, husband of Meghan McCain, says vaccine misinformation on social media is “not killing a single person in America”:
“Anyone who claims this is killing people is lying to you.” Https://t.co/uGSdjKrCrE
– The intellectual (@highbrow_nobrow) July 19, 2021
Then there were those who had just brought receipts.