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Fox & Friends Attacks Obama For Making The Bison The National Mammal

Apparently, Fox & Friends couldn’t think of a legitimate reason to attack President Obama for making the bison the national mammal.

Apparently, Fox & Friends couldn’t think of a legitimate reason to attack President Obama for making the bison the national mammal. So the Curvy Couch Crew suggested the bison was going to replace the bald eagle... which is a bird.

As The Washington Post noted, most media outlets “took it in stride” when the Obama administration made the announcement that the bison is now the national mammal. But not Fox News.

“Have we forgotten why the bald eagle is America’s original symbol of freedom?” cohost Steve Doocy “asked.”

Guest Al Cecere, president of the American Eagle Foundation, there with an eagle named "Challenger," told the viewers that there’s no threat since the bald eagle has been the national bird for 234 years.

But the fact that one's a bird and the other a mammal didn't seem to register with the Fox hosts. Or, as some say, were they looking for a new excuse to hate on Obama?

From The Washington Post:

“How do you feel? Challenger’s been buffaloed," Doocy started off.

And when the subject turns to the amount of recognition the eagle gets from the Obama administration (apparently not enough), Kilmeade interjected: "Isn't this the same administration that said it's okay to start killing them?"

Watch it above, from the May 9 Fox & Friends.

Crossposted at News Hounds.
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