I have a theory about FOX and their ilk. For years, they interpreted any criticism of the president, even valid ones, as partisan attacks and belligerence. Thus, in an attempt to “fight fire with fire”, they’re launching partisan attacks and belligerence at the president.
Hanlon's Razor exists for one simple reason: to combat the lies, expose the stupidity, and fix all that's broken in our current "marketplace of ideas". Okay, that's three reasons.