NBC anchor Megyn Kelly faced more than a week of withering backlash over her decision to interview Alex Jones, the far-right founder of Infowars.com, the website that has perpetuated conspiracy theories about the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Kelly was uninvited as a guest at a gala hosted by relatives of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Connecticut, which left 20 children dead, and JPMorgan pulled its ads from the broadcast.

But when the piece aired Sunday evening, most of the reviews from a skeptical audience were positive. Observers heaped praise on the fact that Kelly’s highly edited piece frequently reminded viewers of Jones’ conspiracies about Newtown, the September 11 attacks, and a host of other topics.


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