Bill Maher calls out chyron errors at Fox News

Bill Maher calls out chyron errors at Fox News
Bill Maher (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Hard-hitting. Humorously enough, The Hill refers to this as calling out “spelling” errors. Erroneously referring to three sovereign nations as “Mexican countries” is not, of course, a spelling error.  It’s gratifying to think that our savvy readers already knew that.]

HBO host Bill Maher on Friday poked at Fox News for a series of spelling errors, telling the network to “learn the f—ing language” if they’re going to live in the U.S.

The liberal comedian and “Real Time” host tore into the “mean attitude” on the morning show “Fox & Friends,” mentioning the recent incorrect graphic that referred to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras as “3 Mexican countries.”

He also noted Fox News once misspelled “selfie” during a 2014 report on selfies and had a blunder in a separate chyron from 2014: “They even misspelled ‘spelling bee’ — that’s true.”

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“You know what, if you guys are going to live in the United States, learn the f—ing language, OK?” the host added to applause.

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