Samantha Bee slams 2020 Democrats who go on Fox News

Comedian Samantha Bee slammed Democrats who appear on Fox News town halls, saying that they legitimize the conservative-friendly network. 

"You do not have to go on Fox News," she said during an episode of her "Full Frontal" show that aired late Wednesday. "Look, it's great to talk to as many voters as possible, but where you talk to them matters."

"Why would you appear on a channel that talks about you like this?" she asked before playing clips of various Fox News contributors calling Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenFive takeaways from first Democratic debate lineup Five takeaways from first Democratic debate lineup Black Economic Alliance official says African-American voters will 'determine who sits in the White House' MORE (D-Mass.) "Pocahontas," referring to South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegFive takeaways from first Democratic debate lineup Five takeaways from first Democratic debate lineup Democratic presidential hopefuls react to debate placement MORE as a "young buckaroo with flamboyant ideas" and saying that Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisKamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages Kamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages 22 presidential candidates to attend Clyburn's South Carolina fish fry MORE (D-Calif.) was "not hip-hop."

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Bee also referenced an error in which the network displayed Harris's picture when talking about a shooting suspect. 

"If you play along with Fox, you don't look principled or bipartisan, you just look stupid," she said.

"Nobody is impressed by how Charlie Brown reaches across the aisle to Lucy's football," she added, referencing the "Peanuts" cartoons. 

"When you go on Fox News, no matter how lit your town hall game is that night, you are legitimizing them. You wouldn't go on North Korea state television, right?"  she asked. 

Democratic presidential hopefuls Harris and Warren have notably rejected offers for Fox News town halls, but a number of others, including Buttigieg, Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersKamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages Kamala Harris rallies with McDonald's workers striking for higher wages Playing fast and loose with the economic facts MORE (I-Vt.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharHillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data Hillicon Valley: Hacker group targeted electric grid | House Democrats press CBP over facial recognition program | Senators offer bill to protect health data | Groups file FCC complaint over carriers' use of location data It's time to let Medicare to negotiate drug prices MORE (D-Minn.), have agreed to appear on the network.