'That can't be true' Former Fox News employee horrified after learning network has vaccine mandate
Former Fox News employee Todd Starnes, who was fired from his job after agreeing with a guest that Democrats were worshippers of Moloch, expressed horror on Thursday when he learned that the conservative cable news network had a vaccine mandate.
After President Joe Biden pointed out that even Fox News required its employees to show proof of vaccination, Starnes said he couldn't believe his former employer would do such a thing.
"Biden says even Fox News has a mandatory vaccine policy," he wrote on Twitter. "Is that true? That can't be true. Have Hannity and Tucker and the others gotten the vaccine? That just can't be true."
Unfortunately for Starnes, Biden's claims about Fox News happen to be completely correct.
An internal Fox News memo obtained by Ad Week last month shows that the right-wing cable news network is enacting its own kind of vaccine passport program.
Specifically, the memo asks all Fox employees, including those who are working remotely, to upload their vaccination status to a central database, where it will be used for "space planning and contact tracing purposes in conjunction with CDC/state/city health and safety guidelines."
In addition to making employees reveal their vaccine status, Fox is also requiring certain employees to be tested for COVID-19 at least once a week at the network's on-site COVID testing program.
Biden says even @FoxNews has a mandatory vaccine policy. Is that true? That can't be true. Have Hannity and Tucker and the others gotten the vaccine? That just can't be true.— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) 1631221976
One of Starnes's followers mocked his disbelief and replied, "Todd please answer me as honestly as you can: how often do you hear the doorbell on tv and start barking at the door in real life."
Todd please answer me as honestly as you can: how often do you hear the doorbell on tv and start barking at the door in real life— The Vaporwave Listener (@The Vaporwave Listener) 1631223984
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