It had to happen — a FOX “News” talking head is officially on the terrorist watchlist. Yes, Stephen Hayes just sent this Tweet out, referring to a one-way reporting trip he recently embarked on to Turkey,with a return flight through Athens, Greece.
This exchange followed in the replies:
Of course, we’d love to believe that the administration really DID put Hayes on the terrorist watchlist, just for being a neocon. After all, Right Wing conservative groups ARE now the nation’s number one terrorist threat…well ahead of ISIS/ISIL or Muslim baby Ebola spies from Guatamala. Yes, we would LOVE to believe that’s why Fox’s columnist is now on the terrorist watchlist.
Is Stephen Hayes REALLY on the terrorist watchlist?
That’s probably just what happens when you book a one-way flight to ISIS’ neighborhood these days. Remember that part in Obama’s ISIS Strategy speech where he talked about “keeping terrorists from either going into or coming out of Syria?” Considering how hard it is to get a direct flight to Syria at the moment…we’d imagine a lot of people booking one-way trips to neighboring countries are now on the TSA’s special probe list.
Sadly…more than likely, this was just a case of a computer noticing someone who’d booked a magical vacation, ISISWorld-adjacent.
It’s equally possible that Barry Soetero himself called the airport specifically to have this conservative journalist listed as a terrorist. He did it with the IRS, after all. And you know what comes next…FEMA camps and gas chambers in Kentucky for every persecuted Christian Conservative in America! Or, so say this lot.