Maria Bartiromo of Fox News complained during a broadcast this past Tuesday, January 26, that she'd lost about 100,000 followers after both the failed January 6 insurrection she helped incite and President Joe Biden's inauguration.
Please say a prayer for Maria Bartiromo tonight 🙏 https://t.co/YffMyVjXqH— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar) 1611708993.0
Bartiromo was joined by Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri.
Hawley appeared on yet another primetime broadcast to claim he's being "muzzled" by the left.
@atrupar It’s not censorship it’s discretion— Nancy (@Nancy) 1611745344.0
@atrupar The real victims of recent events.— Jason McG (@Jason McG) 1611742293.0
Twitter mercilessly made fun of Bartiromo for her whining.
@atrupar It couldn’t be that some people finally woke up and decided what you have to say is crap!! 🤔— Cheryl 🇨🇦 (@Cheryl 🇨🇦) 1611745822.0
@atrupar 100,000 seditionist's lost their twitter privilege's would be my best guess!— Mike S (@Mike S) 1611740006.0
@atrupar It’s not Cancel Culture it’s Cancel Cult.— Hesus 🙏 (@Hesus 🙏) 1611739791.0
Thinking about her lost Twitter followers, Bartiromo seemed close to tears.
She can apparently think of no greater miscarriage of justice than people choosing to unfollow her.
RIP to Maria Bartiromo's follower count dipping below 1M https://t.co/tDIZUTKNHI— The Daily Show (@The Daily Show) 1611762399.0
@thedailybeast Let's all weep for poor @MariaBartiromo, who has suffered so. https://t.co/SXyfZUnS8Z— Jon Maas (@Jon Maas) 1611750108.0
@thedailybeast O poor baby. But good news the FBI has ID’d about 400 of them.— Skip Hanson (@Skip Hanson) 1611750618.0
Bartiromo's follower count may have also been impacted by Twitter's recent purge of QAnon conspiracy accounts.
#mariabartiromo asks why she is losing followers: A) Who knows why she is losing twitter followers. B) Viewers re… https://t.co/jW5pA4cjXe— Once Republican ...Q rides Slenderman's Chucacabra (@Once Republican ...Q rides Slenderman's Chucacabra) 1611762628.0
Maria Bartiromo is having a meltdown.— Baligubadle (@Baligubadle) 1611712170.0
With so many real issues in the world, a primetime television segment from a sitting Senator and a well-known TV personality titled "The Left's Censorship Obsession" didn't ring true for many online.
@atrupar Right's obsession w/Twitter followers is next level weird.— Tardis_lass (@Tardis_lass) 1611709048.0
@atrupar I mean who cares?!? I have 30 followers. LOL. I would never measure my worth on that. It’s Twitter FFS. Th… https://t.co/4ZRfOgvRY3— Lillie (@Lillie) 1611715982.0
@atrupar How will she hold on?— Juliet Jeske (@Juliet Jeske) 1611738704.0
Despite losing many of her followers, Bartiromo continues to appear on Fox News regularly, which means her "censored" ideas are still heard by millions on a daily basis.