In what looks to be an ongoing antagonistic relationship between The Daily Caller and BuzzFeed, last night a couple of reporters engaged in some light to medium flow banter about Glenn Beck’s urine.
Things heated up late last night when BuzzFeed‘s Andrew Kaczynski tweeted out a colleague’s item about Beck allegedly selling his waste with a toy President Obama floating inside a jar. A Michelle Obama version may be on the way. TheBlaze.com, owned by Beck, has a story posted late Tuesday afternoon indicating the urine is fake. We’re told it’s really Dos Equis beer. The Daily Caller‘s TV reporter Jeff Poor rightfully wasn’t necessarily buying some of BuzzFeed‘s reporting and began to question Kaczynski.
But first, can we throw up now?
See the conversation and remarks from Poor…
10:42 p.m. Kaczynski: “Here is the jar of his own pee Glenn Beck is selling for $25K. He looks very very dehydrated or has kidney issues.”
10:44 p.m. Poor: “You’re not an expert on urine, are you?”
10:44-10:47 p.m. Kaczynski: “Please explain.”
10:47 p.m. Poor: “How can you diagnose urine? Just asking, not commenting.”
Asked if he wasn’t buying it or whether he was just f–king with Kaczynski, Poor questioned the BuzzFeed reporter’s credentials to properly diagnose Beck based on a jar of fake urine.
“Well, it’s not that I really cared one way or another what he thought of it, but how can a BuzzFeed scribe look at a computer image of a jar of urine, (which it really wasn’t apparently) and give a medical diagnosis?” Poor told FishbowlDC. “Is there some sort of medical background Andrew Kacynski has that I was missing?”
We reached out to Kaczynski to inquire about his medical credentials in a general request for comment.