Fox News host Greg Gutfeld ratcheted up the CNN meme war by turning himself into a “human meme.”
Gutfeld wore a CNN logo on his head during the intro of The Five on Friday.
The stunt cracked up his co-hosts Jesse Watters, Meghan McCain, Juan Williams, and guest host Lisa Boothe.
Gutfeld explained that he was a “human meme” in response to questions about his comical head gear.
— REV. JAMES LAKE (@jamesplake721) July 15, 2017
At the end of the show, Watters asked him if he planned to wear the CNN hat after work. Gutfeld deadpanned: “I’ll be walking the streets of New York. Feel free to punch me.”
Earlier that day, Gutfeld tweeted a photo of himself with the hat using the hashtag “CNN meme war.”
The tag paid homage to the meme war CNN ignited when it blackmailed and threatened to dox a private citizen for creating a comical WWE gif that showed President Trump body-slamming a CNN logo.
— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) July 14, 2017
Humorless CNN threw a hissy fit after Trump tweeted the meme to his followers. Last week, CNN writer Andrew Kaczynski was dragged on Twitter after bragging about suppressing the Reddit user’s Constitutionally-guaranteed free-speech rights by threatening to dox him.
CNN’s bullying of a private citizen was widely condemned on all sides. Here’s the comical meme that started it all:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 2, 2017
Since then, CNN has been mercilessly mocked by a tsunami of memes taunting the cable news network for essentially declaring war on the Internet. That is a war you cannot win, as social media users declared to CNN: “You can’t blackmail all of us.”
The CNN meme war continuee, and the memes are hilarious and witty. Let that be a lesson to the biased, fake news media: When you try to silence one Trump supporter, thousands more will crop up in his place
— Thierry (@themepuff) July 11, 2017
— KEEM 🍿 (@KEEMSTAR) July 14, 2017
— Joshua Dov Caplan (@joshdcaplan) July 13, 2017
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) July 8, 2017
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