Fox News is learning the hard way that insults to the City of Light will not go unchallenged.
The network has already been threatened with a lawsuit over allegedly “prejudiced” coverage of the city. And now, it’s facing something that might be even worse: French taunting.
“Le Petit Journal,” which is something like “The Daily Show,” sent two comics into the streets of Paris dressed up as Fox News reporters. As “John and Mike,” the two freaked out in English at all the supposed Islamic threats they encountered.
With Fox News-style graphics flying across the screen — including a “MASSIVE ALERT” — the two totally lost it over a bearded taxi driver and a “terrorist restaurant” (which was just a typical Turkish take-out place).
“Oh my God, a couscous!” one of them cried with a graphic reading “COUSCOUS ATTACK IN PARIS.”
“Paris is the most dangerous city in the universe,” declared “John.”
Check out the clip. It starts out in French, but the Fox News “reporters” speak English throughout the segment.