Stephen Colbert tore up Fox News on Tuesday for spreading anti-vaccination conspiracy theories and other misinformation about coronaviruses, even as investigations show many members of the right-wing network’s demographic refused the shot.
“It’s no surprise,” Colbert said. “It’s right there in the Fox News slogan, ‘We report. You just died.
Colbert played a clip in which “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade said choosing not to take the COVID-19 vaccine was a matter of freedom and suggested that people who refuse the jab and do not wear of mask are like people who love cliff-diving.
“You don’t have to check with me,” Kilmeade said. “It sounds a little dangerous, but I’m not going to judge you. ”
Colbert refined this comparison.
“This analogy works if you tie that cliff jump to a bunch of old people first,” he said.
See more in Colbert’s monologue:
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