Jesse Watters is unlike most Fox News propagandists. Rather than being content to simply twist or invent stories that further Republican orthodoxy, Watters likes to manipulate video and interviews to make unsuspecting innocents look stupid.
That’s why it’s do delightfully ironic to see Watters expose himself as a complete moron, free of edits (video below).
For reference, here is the Daily Show calling Watters out for picking on immigrants who can’t answer Watters’ questions because they don’t speak English:
Then, yesterday, in what he calls an “accidental fake news experiment,” Scottish blogger, Jason Michael created a widespread Twitter hoax with this tweet:
— Jason Michael (@Jeggit) August 28, 2017
Many people noticed that the same picture had circulated during other floods and called it out for the fraud that it was:
— Erica Verrillo (@EricaVerrillo) August 28, 2017
Watters meanwhile bought the shark hoax hook, line, and sinker (pun intended). To be fair, Watters was far from the only person who fell for the charade. Being fair, however, has never been of interest to Watters.
So by all means enjoy the video of this bigoted bully falling victim to his own tricks:
Watters: I saw a shark on a highway, swimming in the water
Guilfoyle: like Sharknado
Watters: like Sharknado pic.twitter.com/ycsRqV36F6
— Brendan Karet