Things Got Weird on Hannity Last Night

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Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Feb. 27 2013 10:46 AM

Things Got Even Weirder Than Usual on Hannity Last Night

Just your regular evening segment eating doughnuts, drinking soda from what looks like a 2-liter bottle—and smoking cigarettes.

For what it's worth, the woman on the left who declares that "all Republicans, or most Republicans, are fat-asses" is Tamara Holder, who serves as one of Fox News' handful of token liberal commentators. (Still, she's no Bob Beckel when it comes to nuanced and well-reasoned debate.) Also fwiw, Hannity was the fourth-highest-rated cable news program last month with 1.9 million total viewers.

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City.