A Fox News report about Paul Pelosi’s attacker, briefly annotated

An assailant violently attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul, with a hammer at Pelosi’s San Francisco residence. The New York Times reported, “The intruder was in search of Speaker Pelosi, according to a person briefed on the attack, and confronted Mr. Pelosi in the couple’s home shouting: ‘Where is Nancy, where is Nancy?’"

While covering the attack, Fox News’ John Roberts listed some of the conspiracy theories and extremism the alleged assailant reportedly posted online, including transphobic language, COVID-19 vaccine misinformation, and claims that a “global elite” was conspiring to steal Americans’ money. Roberts didn't mention was that all of these things are regularly heard on Fox during the 8 p.m. hour.