Jeanine Pirro’s ‘Farting Cow’ Meme Bewilders Critics: Fox News Is ‘Floundering Their Way Into an SNL Skit’

Jeremy Fuster and Rosemary Rossi
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Fox News host brought back a picture from 2019 of a cow blowing up the Earth that prompted a wave of memes

Jeanine Pirro and the crack graphics team at Fox News are the butt of social media jokes thanks to the network’s reintroduction Saturday night of a bizarre meme of a “farting-cow” blowing up the Earth, prompting some pretty funny comments from their critics.

Back in 2019, when Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez first introduced the Green New Deal climate bill aiming to hit net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to Congress, Pirro focused on the argument held by some environmentalists that animal agriculture, particularly of cattle, increases carbon emissions by increasing the rate of deforestation for grazing land as well as raising methane emissions.

Rather than taking it seriously, Pirro just mocked where those methane emissions came from: cow flatulence. Hence, the exploding planet. Now, as Ocasio-Cortez has brought the GND back to the Senate, Pirro returned to the same talking point on Saturday.

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“Do you like red meat? …The left with their green new deal wants to make sure you don’t. The left wants fewer cows because of those pesky greenhouse gases that cause too many emissions and light up the environment.” #ClosingStatement

— Jeanine Pirro (@JudgeJeanine) April 25, 2021

But the sight of Pirro talking next to a cow letting out an air biscuit that turns into a Death Star beam became fuel for the left online.

One small "tweak"..

— Brown Eyed Susan (@smc429) April 25, 2021

Does @FoxNews really have a cow shooting flames out of it's arse, aimed at the sun?

— Trump’s Noble Peace Prize (@LaBoomer68) April 25, 2021

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Cow farts… heh heh heh

— Erik The Overseer & The Uppity Voting Block (@ErikOverseer) April 25, 2021

I am losing my mind.😂🤣 They are floundering their way into an SNL skit. It's like their testing their audiences low I.Q. for science.

— Venus Jade (@Venusjade) April 25, 2021

From Jewish Space lasers to cows exploding with Rudy covid farts. How far we've come. If you don't believe in evolution, you must believe God punked the entire Fox network

— Meidas Rick🏳️‍🌈 (@RandallUhrig) April 25, 2021

It's like a ten year old is doing their graphics.

— DemoDisping (@demodisping) April 25, 2021

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Nothing says "Farting Cow" more than Jeanine Pirro

— Michael Denesyk (@MichaelDenesyk) April 25, 2021

Oh dear God please tell me this isn't the graphic they REALLY used?!! The methane is produced in the fore stomach and emitted thru BELCHING. Someone introduce Faux to Google. Please. 🙄

— Shari 🌊 🏜️🐾🇺🇲 🌊 (@HawkeyeFan1983) April 25, 2021

Meanwhile, President Biden announced this week that his administration would pledge to lower U.S. carbon emissions by 50% by 2030. While short of the goals espoused by the Green New Deal — which proponents say are necessary to prevent the most devastating climate change scenarios — Biden’s climate policy has adopted some elements of the GND platform, including the creation of a Civilian Climate Corps to employ people for conservation and environmental cleanup projects and a focus on infrastructure that phases out fossil fuels for renewable energy sources.

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