One of the most pressing questions on social media during the Democratic debate on CNN had nothing to do with the issues, Hillary Clinton‘s email or Anderson Cooper‘s performance. People wanted to know what Fox News Channel host Steve Doocy was doing on the debate stage. Wait, is that the Fox & Friends co-host or presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee? Are they the same person?
Doocy was playful about his doppelganger, tweeting a side-by-side pic. His son, fellow FNC reporter Peter Doocy, even chimed in.
I don’t have a favorite in this debate yet…but… pic.twitter.com/L7nXtGMHOa
— Steve Doocy (@SteveDoocy) October 14, 2015
this is getting really confusing since my dad is normally on TV in the morning https://t.co/0ryfD7yfad
— Peter Doocy (@pdoocy) October 14, 2015
How does @SteveDoocy impersonate Chafee, and still get to work so early for fox and friends?
— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) October 14, 2015
— Lizzy Lou Who (@_wintergirl93) October 14, 2015
Steve Doocy sounds much more liberal than he seems on that morning show — Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) October 14, 2015
— Amber Waves of Mane (@PeterDoocysHair) October 14, 2015
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart even pointed this out back in 2013: