Just 24 hours after a 49-year-old mentally ill homeless man set the Christmas tree outside Fox News headquarters in New York ablaze, the network was back christening another tree in a primetime special that seemed to be less about the holiday spirit and more about grinding a political ax to suggest that somehow the tree fire had been an attack on the United States, freedom, and Christmas itself.

After the hosts of “The Five” had made their partisan comments regarding the tree and hinted that it was all President Joe Biden’s fault, Fox contributor Rev. Jacques DeGraff decided he’d make a historical comparison that was so over the top its a wonder the second tree didn’t spontaneously combust.

The Daily Beast notes that DeGraff had this to say:

“Somebody asked me why are you here,” DeGraff bellowed. “I’m here because these colors do not run! Eighty years ago this week, they tried to extinguish the darkness in a place called Pearl Harbor. We didn’t fold then, and we will not fold now because we have come this far by faith!”

The attack on Pearl Harbor—which occurred on Dec. 7, 1941, and pushed America into World War II—killed 2,403 U.S. military personnel and an additional 68 civilians. There were no injuries, let alone deaths, involved in the tree at Fox News Square being set on fire.

DeGraff then added:

“In our tradition, we say, ‘This little light of mine,’” he added. “‘I’m going to let it shine!’ The red, the white, and the blue, and the light of America, we are going to let it shine.”

Continuing his prayer, DeGraff loudly declared that those gathered “have a faith that the fire cannot incinerate” and “bullies cannot frighten away.”

Dude! It’s a damn tree! You got another one and no one was harmed. But Pearl Harbor? That’s an insult to the Americans who died on that day.

Just when you think Fox cannot get any more inane, they top themselves in the most moronic way possible.

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