Ramin Setoodeh sat down with Meghan McCain to discuss McCain’s reasons for deciding to leave the “toxic work environment” at “The View.”

McCain’s good friend, Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean, shared Setoodeh’s piece with her own followers:

And that provoked actor Billy Baldwin, for some reason, who chimed in with this clever retort:

And that provoked Dean’s pity:

Poor thing, indeed. Imagine being so hard up for attention that you try to come after notorious nice gal Janice Dean.

Choose your targets more carefully next time, Billy, if you want to avoid making a complete ass of yourself.