11.07.12 6:45 AM ET
Five Amazing Fox News Freak-Outs: Karl Rove, Megyn Kelly, Bill O’Reilly, and More
Bill O’Reilly: ‘White Establishment’ Now the Minority
Don’t say you didn’t see this one coming. In speculating over how President Obama might pull off a reelection early in the evening, Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly argued that “the white establishment is now the minority,” and the country is “not a traditional America anymore.”
Mike Huckabee: Minorities Vote Democratic
Fox News continued to play the race card, as the former Arkansas governor told Megyn Kelly he wasn’t at all surprised at the GOP’s lack of minority support. “I don’t see it as all that shocking,” he said. Mike Huckabee: voice of reason?
Karl Rove: It’s Not Over Yet!
Fox News might have called an Obama victory, but that doesn’t mean Karl Rove is about to accept it. The former Bush staffer said the call was “premature,” prompting Kelly to ask: “You know how the science works, right?”
Charles Krauthammer: Prescriptions for All!
Just minutes after the incumbent was declared the winner, conservative Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer said that Obama has “no mandate,” the Republicans in the House are not going to “cave in” (read: compromise), and that the president “doesn’t have anywhere really to go.” On the bright side, Krauthammer, a psychiatrist, offered prescriptions to anyone in need.
Megyn Kelly Walks It Off
Call it a pilgrimage. The anchor was so unhappy with Obama’s victory that she walked off the set to Fox News’ own war room. Kelly’s walk wasn’t much different from the campaign—it was long, it was awkward, and we couldn’t wait for it to end.