Keurig users are smashing their coffee makers in support of Fox News

Danny Woods
November 14, 2017

The hashtag #standwithannity and the variant #istandwithhannity, #boycottkeurig, and #keurig are among the top trending hashtags promoted by these accounts.

After Hannity expressed his hope that Moore and others accused of assault were given the benefit of the doubt, Twitter user Angelo Carusone reached out to Keurig, saying, "you are now sponsoring Sean Hannity's show".

You are likely aware that Keurig became the focus of some media attention over the weekend related to a tweet issued from our official Twitter account on Friday.

Almost half a dozen brands pulled their ads from Sean Hannity's programming after the Fox News host appeared to imply that Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore's alleged sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old girl was consensual. "We are not running TV advertising on Hannity".

Moore told Hannity he didn't know one of the women in the article, who alleged he initiated contact with her when she was 14, but did know two of them, who claimed they were in their older teens at the time.

Hannity said the company was a victim of aggressive maneuvers by the left-wing media watchdog Media Matters and a social media person panicked.

Decisions to stop advertising on his programs came after Hannity argued last week that attacks on Moore were politically motivated and that the accusations were "false allegations".

"If you ever want to have us on, say the word!"

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"I accept the apology of the Keurig CEO".

"Figured I'd let Keurig and all these other companies know we don't believe in your fake outrage being portrayed as some kind of virtual-signaling morality test", one man said in a video posted on Twitter. Why won't you support @seanhannity and others who care about America?

Not everyone is joining in on destroying perfectly good (and not cheap!) coffee makers, however.

"Yes of course. Frankly accusations from 40 yrs ago". Innocent until proven guilty please!

Critics of the coffee-maker destruction have said Keurig should actually be "celebrated" for pulling the ads.

Just in time for Christmas!

Media Matters, a liberal media site, has previously urged companies to pull ad spots from "Hannity" over other controversial comments. District of Columbia police say Rich died in a botched robbery near his home in Washington previous year. Gamgort reminded staffers that the company advertises on all the major cable channels, rather than just Fox News. On the day that Fox News retracted an online report that lent credence to the theory, Hannity defiantly told his radio audience that he "retracted nothing".

"In the end, even though O'Reilly's audience remained loyal, there was no assurance that sponsors would be", Farhi wrote.

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