As Twitchy told you, earlier today, Fox News military analyst and Ret. Gen. Thomas McInerney prompted bipartisan outrage with his shameful swipe at former POW “Songbird John” McCain. And Fox Business host Charles Payne didn’t even attempt to call him out on it.

Well, Payne will reportedly address the issue on TV tonight:

That’s better than nothing, we suppose, but why tonight? Why not immediately after McInerney said it?

In the meantime, here’s what he had to say on Twitter:

Stay tuned for Payne’s full remarks later tonight.

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Update:

Here’s what Payne had to say on his show:

He seems genuinely sorry. Good on him for calling McInerney out and for accepting responsibility.