Fox News Calls Trump Weak on Iran, Will Display Pro-Impeachment Ads on Their Network
Fox News continues its drift leftward as anchors on the network continue to attack President Donald Trump, by criticizing his foreign policy restraint and allowing advertisements on their network that promote impeachment.
“Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace criticized Trump on Friday by claiming that there are “costs to inaction” after he chose not to bomb Iran while casting doubt on Trump’s explanation that worries about “collateral damage” were why he didn’t conduct the strikes.
“A war with Iran would be a very ugly and prolonged conflict so it does raise the question: Does the president really have the stomach to launch this kind of attack and get more deeply involved, perhaps, in a confrontation with Iran?” Wallace said.
Wallace even had the audacity to compare Trump to former President Barack Hussein Obama for not authorizing strikes against Iran.
“Remember when President Obama decided a few years ago, he declared that red line and said we would strike back if Syria launched another chemical weapons attack and then he backed off that. A lot of people, including Donald Trump as a candidate and even as president, said there was a real cost to that in terms of the U.S. threatening something and then not going ahead and doing it,” Wallace said.
At the same time, Fox News is allowing progressive financier Tom Steyer to make ad buys on the popular “Fox & Friends” program that President Trump regularly appears on to promote impeachment.
“The Mueller report identified multiple instances of obstruction of justice,” Steyer claims in the ad. “Congress, and that means both parties, must put their own political interests aside and focus on what’s right for our country. America will move forward as soon as leaders stop acting on their own interest, start leveling with voters and do what’s right.
Fox News will accept $700,000 from Steyer to display the following ad during its morning program:
The billionaire leftist is pleading with the American public to pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to reverse her position on impeaching Trump.
“Speaker Pelosi thinks ‘he’s just not worth it?’ Well, is defending our legal system ‘worth it?’ Is holding the president accountable for his crimes and cover-ups ‘worth it?’ Is doing what’s right ‘worth it?’ Or shall America just stop fighting for our principles and do what’s politically convenient,” Steyer said.
Fox News has also taken money from neocon Bill Kristol’s Democratic-funded front group, the Republicans for the Rule of Law, to promote more pro-impeachment propaganda on “Fox & Friends” to assist ‘Never Trump’ Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) retain his House seat despite extreme unpopularity in his Congressional district.
“Our leaders all take an oath to defend and uphold the Constitution. It’s a solemn agreement between the American people and those they choose to serve in government,” Republicans for the Rule of Law said in a statement.
“Their party affiliation, personal ambition and desire for reelection all come second to that solemn oath. Rep. Amash is upholding his oath, putting the good of the country above smaller matters. Every politician should follow his example,” they added.
Fox News has also suspended Judge Jeanine Pirro for telling the truth about the radicalism of Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), signed disgraced former DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazile as an analyst for their network, and hosted fawning town halls for Democratic presidential candidates in recent months.
It is clear Trump will not be able count on the support of the formerly conservative news entity as he conducts his re-election campaign for 2020.