'Fox & Friends' declares anthem victory at Super Bowl: 'Everyone stood – that is the headline'

The set of “Fox & Friends” was triumphant Monday, declaring a victory of sorts after reporting that nobody kneeled for the national anthem ahead of Super Bowl LII.

“Everyone stood. That is the headline this morning. I’m so glad to see that,” said co-host Ainsley Earhardt.

Earhardt’s fellow co-host Steve Doocy was equally pleased, offering up praise and credit to the show’s most important viewer, President Donald Trump.

“The president of the United States sent out a tweet, and the message was clear,” Doocy said.

Through, his Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders, Trump used the Super Bowl to issue a statement praising the U.S. military and worked in a pointed reminder about the anthem.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Pink sings the national anthem prior to Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Recording artist Pink sings the US National Anthem before the start of Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots at US Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Recording artist Pink sings the US National Anthem before the start of Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots at US Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Pink performs the national anthem prior to kickoff of Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Pink sings the national anthem prior to Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Recording artist Pink sings the US National Anthem before the start of Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots at US Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Pink sings the national anthem prior to Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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“We owe these heroes the greatest respect for defending our liberty and our American way of life,” said Trump. “We hold them in our hearts and thank them for our freedom as we proudly stand for the national anthem.”

The show’s third co-host Brian Kilmeade was also pleased on margin with the night, praising the lack of politicization.

“We got a brief respite from the political process,” he said. “In fact, most of the ads I thought were more humorous. Last year they were a little bit more political.”

The hosts were noncommittal on Pink’s performance of the actual anthem, and spent a not insignificant amount of time debating whether she had been chewing on gum or a cough drop, or a lozenge before her performance.

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