Keurig Green Mountain’s motto is “brew the love,” but it was more like bitter vitriol boiling over on social media after the single-serve coffee maker said it was pulling advertising from Sean Hannity’s show on Fox News.
The back-and-forth has now reached near cofveve levels of muddling, so bear with us.
Keurig announced it would withdraw an ad after Hannity appeared to defend embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Alabama Republican was accused of pursuing women decades ago when he was in his 30s and they were teenagers, in last week’s explosive Washington Post report.
As Media Matters for America laid out, Hannity implied on his radio show that the sexual encounter with a 14-year-old as described in the Post report was “consensual.” Hannity later apologized and said he “misspoke.”
Moore appeared on Hannity’s radio show the next day and vehemently denied the claims against him.
Angelo Carusone is president of Media Matters, a watchdog…
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