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The Scientific American editor who said that Fox News wanted him to talk about the future, so long as he didn't talk about climate change, put himself on thin ice with the network by, well, mentioning that it happened. Now Fox & Friends is firing back, which is a bit like being mauled to death by puppies.
On Thursday morning, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" went off on editor Michael Moyer for tweeting about having an uncomfortable experience on the show. During the segment, they showed a photo of Moyer with text on the screen that labeled him a "'Scientific' Coward." [...]

“Clearly he has a problem with Fox,” Doocy said. “So why did he come on? Clearly, it was just to promote himself, and maybe his magazine as well. But, you know, hashtag classy. We put him on, we have a nice conversation and then he stabs us in the back."

Here's something to note about Fox. Whenever they get into an argument (Hannity and Bill'O being the prime examples of this, but the instinct is network-wide) their "rebuttal" is to say that so-and-so is an uncivilized jerk, end of conversation. By the end of next week Moyer will be discovered to be a close confidant of Bill Ayers and/or BENGHAZI.
"The bone that he had to pick with Fox, he said, was that he wanted to come on here and talk all about climate change," Kooiman added. "Well, our producers decide what we air."

"We talk about climate change all the time," Doocy interjected.

As in "ha ha, look at the people who worry about climate change," but whatever.
On top of all that, the co-hosts called out Moyer's family for tweeting about the segment and also encouraged their viewers to tweet back at Moyer if they didn't like the way he handled the appearance.
Yeah, Fox & Friends tweeted out Moyer's twitter handle so that their viewers could "reach" him. Oh, that'll go well.

Again, believers in science and/or logic and/or the two party system—can we just not go on Fox News? For your own self-preservation, if nothing else?

Originally posted to Hunter on Thu May 01, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT.

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