Perhaps we should resolve to give up media hashtag campaigns in 2015? Fresh on the heels of CNN’s #AskACop, “Fox and Friends” asked viewers to share the things they were tired of and eager to leave behind in 2014. Selfies! Pretzel buns!
Using the hashtag #OverIt2014, the Fox News show kicked things off Tuesday with a tweet that included host Elizabeth Hasselbeck’s #OverIt suggestion, and invited viewers to tweet theirs:
— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) December 30, 2014
And the responses came rolling in, many directing their barbs at Fox:
— John M. Becker (@freedom2marry) December 31, 2014
I’m over faux crises created by the media: Benghazi, relocated weddings, Fast and Furious, and Birtherism. #OverIt2014
— Will Dickeson (@WillDickeson) December 31, 2014
Being subjected to climate change denial, fear mongering & racism presented as news. #OverIt2014
— gwswartz (@gwswartz) December 31, 2014
And so on. You get the idea.