Bears Are on the Loose in California. Here’s How Fox News Is Covering That.

At the moment, there are multiple bears on the loose in sunny Pasadena, California. Naturally, news networks have halted normal programming to broadcast a live-stream of the events, awful bear puns at the ready.

But Fox News’ Shep Smith wasn’t satisfied with just some lame wordplay. Sensing something else was missing from its coverage, the longtime news anchor managed to squeeze in the following jab at Hillary Clinton:

Slow clap for Fox News, reliably misogynistic 24/7.


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  • Inae Oh is the news and engagement editor at Mother Jones. Follow her on Twitter.