Donald Trump is apparently making good on his promise to not participate in tonight’s GOP debate on Fox News. Trump didn’t ultimately blame his refusal to participate on his feud with Megyn Kelly, but rather on a “childishly written & taunting PR statement” put out by Fox News after Trump initially threatened to boycott the debate.
Trump continues to jab at Fox News today by retweeting this meme:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 28, 2016
The person on the left really looks like she has Megyn Kelly’s eyes.
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) January 28, 2016
Snopes points out that “A Saudi prince owns a minority share of Twenty-First Century Fox, the parent corporation of Fox News, via an investment firm,” but is not a “co-owner” of Fox News, and Kelly never posed for a photo with him. Trump was reminded of that:
In which Trump plays the role of that ill-informed guy who angrily sends you obviously photoshopped memes. https://t.co/bV2Qen2qgP
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) January 28, 2016
— sarainitaly (@sarainitaly) January 28, 2016
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 28, 2016
— Danny Goldberg (@dannygberg) January 28, 2016
I've done a better job photoshopping anime girls into historical pictures. https://t.co/gingxmDwiQ
— neontaster (@neontaster) January 28, 2016
— Nick Acosta (@Nick_Acosta) January 28, 2016
— Conni (@MartinConni) January 28, 2016
Not everybody objected:
— Soosh (@SushGirl) January 28, 2016
Wonder why I never heard this from Fox? Guess they don't believe in full disclosure eh? https://t.co/vwuEsF1Qai
— Schnauzerdaddy (@bilgewarning) January 28, 2016
— •MiAMi FOR TRUMP• (@MIAMIforTRUMP) January 28, 2016
Ohh snap! He is really doing this people! He is exposing All of them. Be on notice the rest of you are next! https://t.co/srL1zzsz5T
— Kotcha (@Kotcha301) January 28, 2016
Editor’s note: This post has been updated to remove a tweet that was accidentally included twice.