Rob Finnerty also complained about the bad rap that Trail of Tears-leading President Andrew Jackson has gotten from the “left-leaning media.”
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“The racism thing to me is—I was offended in the speech,” the former George W. Bush adviser huffed about Biden’s inaugural.
“It’s ok, ladies and gentleman, to say you do not wish the president success,” Greg Kelly said on the day of Biden’s inauguration.
The intra-office outburst comes amid a concerted effort by Fox News to boost its right-wing opinion programming to over-the-top levels in order to lure back pro-Trump viewers.
Wallace also touted the new president’s warning against disinformation and lies—something some of his own Fox News colleagues have profited off for years.
“Establishment Republicans have no backbone, no principle, no courage, no vision,” he said Tuesday night.
“The mob was fed lies,” he continued. “They were provoked by the president and other powerful people. And they tried to use fear and violence.”
“They’ll criticize President Trump but no one can argue, he is a worker,” she exclaimed. “He doesn’t drink alcohol, he stays up late at night, he watches every show, he’s working.”