On this morning’s edition of “Red Eye,” Fox News host Greg Gutfeld took an unorthodox approach to introducing the topic of Sarah Palin’s call for the impeachment of President Obama, as exhibited in the screenshot above. Those words required an explanation, and Gutfeld delivered one:
See, what we did there was Graphics wouldn’t let us do ‘impeachment’, so we did ‘Improving peaches for men today,’ so they didn’t know that we really wrote an impeachment graphic.
The peaches-impeachment graphic dates back at least to June 25, when “Red Eye” explored the merits of replacing Obama following his sneeze-guard breach at a Chipotle outlet. Fun and jokes aside, Fox News graphics did actually balk at whipping up a more straightforward presentation: “Graphics are created on a case-by-case basis, and given how this particular visual could be interpreted, we chose to go a different route,” says Fox’s Michael Clemente, Executive Vice President of News, in a statement.
Fox News wouldn’t let Red Eye make an impeachment graphic. https://t.co/sMpoaAZlxF Such a great show.
— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) July 10, 2014