Dan Bidondi, who identified himself as a reporter for the website that hawks extremist views and fake news, arrived with a video camera at the municipal center of Newtown, Connecticut, to cover a routine Board of Education meeting.
If the broadcaster forges ahead with a segment that serves to legitimize Jones, Infowars and the falsifications they peddle, sponsors may further withdraw their custom as more affluent and educated viewers flee.
In the short term, that would make Kelly's much-ballyhooed show a casualty, just as it did her former Fox News colleague Bill O'Reilly, who was pushed out earlier this year following an advertiser uprising over a sexual-harassment scandal that enveloped him.
It shows Halbig and the "patriot," who identified himself as Melbourne Sann of Rome, New York, interrupting a meeting of unpaid volunteers, Republicans mostly and some Democrats, doing their best to provide a good education for children, some of whom were in the school when a gunman killed their peers and six of their teachers.
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