Both CNN and MSNBC covered the hearing in full, but Fox News remains indebted to Trump and is not showing it.
One of these things is not like the other:
Fox News doesn't broadcast the first hearing about the US Capitol uprising – instead it's about athletes kneeling. They say "is one of the most polarizing things that has happened to this nation in decades" pic.twitter .com / X7QKU5smUM
– Lis Power (@ LisPower1) February 23, 2021
Fox News viewers were not told that the domestic terrorists were armed and even had their own communications systems. As the former Capitol Police Chief testified, they were prepared for war.
Fox viewers were also not told that the attack was planned and coordinated well in advance:
Trump's domestic terrorist attack on the Capitol was planned and coordinated in advance by people in several states, according to the former Capitol police chief. pic.twitter.com/XKhs6Lkv91
– Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) February 23, 2021
The attack was not spontaneous. It was planned, coordinated with Trump's people, and the rally that brought the attackers to the Capitol was paid for by Trump's campaign. The terrorists admitted in court that they were ready and waiting for Trump to attack.
Fox News keeps its viewers in the Trump bubble. Your loyalty to the former president has not been broken. Despite their ratings in the dumpster, Fox continues to ensure that Trump cultists remain blind to the truth.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
Awards and professional memberships
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Political Science Association