Hannity fans smash Keurigs after company pulls ads

The coffeemaker said it would stop advertising on the Fox News show amid controversy over the host’s coverage of Roy Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct. Hannity’s devotees want a boycott.

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In today’s polarized climate, even coffee can brew up controversy.

Fox News host Sean Hannity recently interviewed Roy Moore, a family-values Republican seeking to represent Alabama in the U.S. Senate, and appeared to give him a pass over multiple allegations that he made sexual advances toward minors when he was a 32-year-old assistant prosecutor.

In the wake of the interview, some companies were ready to cut their sponsorship ties—and Hannity’s fans would have none of it. They swarmed to Twitter to call for a boycott of the coffee company, destroying their Keurig machines in displays of loyalty.

The Washington Post , providing context for the Hannity backlash, reported:

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