Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders drew ire after announcing her new gig as a contributor for Fox News on Thursday.

Critics suggested it was no surprise that Sanders, who repeatedly obscured the truth on behalf of Donald Trump during her time in his administration, should join the widely watched conservative network whose prime time anchors are unabashed Trump enthusiasts.

Excited to join @FoxNews as a contributor, looking forward to being with the @foxandfriends team for my first hit on September 6th.

— Sarah Huckabee Sanders (@SarahHuckabee) August 22, 2019

Sanders left the White House in July.

Former CBS news anchor Dan Rather tweeted that her new role was “about as surprising as water flowing down hill.”

“In a way, Sarah, you’ve been a Fox contributor all along,” responded another person.

The news that Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News is about as surprising as water flowing down hill.

— Dan Rather (@DanRather) August 22, 2019

Congrats for joining the Hall of Liars Sarah!

— Kristina Wong ❄️ (@mskristinawong) August 22, 2019

I’m not surprised Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News, but I will be surprised to see what she looks like as a blonde.

— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) August 23, 2019

FOX News extends Sarah Huckabee Sanders contract. (I fixed the tweet)

— kendis (@kendisgibson) August 22, 2019

Big congratulations to you, Sarah! I'm sure your recent experience twisting the truth into pretzels and outright lying prepared you well for your new career at @FoxNews.

— Greg Olear (@gregolear) August 22, 2019

Well you proved that you can lie as naturally as breathing, so you should fit right in!

— JC (@Jenncey) August 22, 2019

I look forward to your balanced, unbiased, well thought out take on the current state of our union. Thank you for your service. Oh wait! I just came back from the future. I have clip:

— Joe Bereta of The Valleyfolk (@joebereta) August 22, 2019

So she's keeping the same job she had before.

— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) August 22, 2019

Dancing with the Stars turned you down ? You weren’t working for Fox News already when you were at the White House?

— PD (@PDinCanada) August 22, 2019

So #FoxNews hires #sarahsanders a full-time liar. A liar. A LIAR. An absolutely no holds-barred LIAR. And #FoxNews expects to be taken seriously as a news source? Hey @ChrisWallace101 want to tell us again how the news division is real?

— Michael Grant (@MichaelGrantBks) August 22, 2019

Perfect job for you. Contributing liar on political issues.

— 🇨🇦 Canadians Stand With The Resistance! 🇨🇦 (@CarmenN1955) August 23, 2019

You're a natural. What better place for Trump's former propaganda than Trump state TV?

— ResistanceRules (@ResistanceRules) August 22, 2019

It's frankly no surprise you're joining a hateful, bigoted, racist, xenophobic, lying bunch of toads that spread fake news and rightwing propaganda. You'll fit right in, Slanders!

— Mike P Williams (@Mike_P_Williams) August 22, 2019

In a way, Sarah, you’ve been a Fox contributor all along.

— Robb Royer (@TXFartingsworth) August 22, 2019

Good luck on the new season of “Dancing With The Facts”!

— PWthm11 (@pwtham11) August 22, 2019

🦊🦊🦊🦊 Who knew you could find another job lying for a living???

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