She gave him some chasing but in true TFK style he just shifted the argument. Only likes facts when they suit his viewpoint.
I’d say Ewan has a very high self-opinion and likes to see himself as a crusader of truth. The reality is he starts with a bias, such as his hatred of rugby or Dublin GAA, and constructs an argument from there.
To be fair, getting paid to be a professsional WUM is some achievement. The schtick has to get more and more outrageous though and the risk is that most end up viewing you as an amusing crank rather than a serious journalist in the end.