Wednesday, Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro appeared on Fox’s The First 100 Days with host Martha McCallum and radio host Richard Fowler to discuss the media’s overwrought response to the resignation of Lt. General Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor. Shapiro slammed the media for their hysteria, asserting, “Guys, if you want people to take you seriously, you have to stop setting your hair on fire and running into plate glass windows before you even know what the hell is going on.”

McCallum began by outlining the histrionics of the media, noting Thomas Friedman of The New York Times venting, “We were attacked on Dec.7, 1941, we were attacked on September 11, 2001, and we were attacked on November 8, 2016,” as well as former CBS anchor Dan Rather blustering, “Watergate is the biggest political scandal of my lifetime, until maybe now,” and Chuck Todd of NBC’s Meet the Press bloviating, “ . . . one of what is arguably the biggest presidential scandal involving a foreign government since Iran-Contra. Take a breath; hyperbole aside, folks, hunker down, ‘cause this is a class five political hurricane that’s hitting Washington.”


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