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Wallace Silent While Buttigieg TRASHES Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham

by Paul Goldberg

Many people are scratching their heads and wondering what exactly is happening over at Fox News, after a town hall with 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg, who was allowed trash Tucker and Laura Ingraham unchallenged.

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President Trump also chimed in on the Buttigieg Fox News town hall on Twitter.

From Bizpacreview.com

Sunday night, Fox News continued its outreach to the political left by presenting another Democrat candidate in a televised town hall … this time–Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana. The Claremont, New Hampshire, audience was filled with supporters of the young candidate and they particularly liked it when Buttigieg blasted Fox News and the network’s prime time opinion hosts.

A question for the producer-types … wouldn’t these so-called town halls be for more interesting if they were actually attended by a cross-section of voters from across the political spectrum? Instead, we get people who react as if they are a game show audience reacting to and even reading from cue cards, waiting for their complementary goody bag of trinkets to be passed out after the lights go down.

Through the hour-long program, moderator Chris Wallace directed “Mayor Pete,” as he jovially called him, to talk about his youth, leadership experience, “inclusive” policy plans, abortion, drug addiction, and debt.

Toward the end of the love-fest, Buttigieg went after Fox News personalities Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham … among the network’s opinion hosts who were “not always there in good faith,” he said. He called out Carlson, for saying immigrants made the United States “dirtier” and Laura Ingraham, for once saying she would compare detention centers for migrant children to summer camps. “There is a reason why anybody has to swallow hard and think twice before participating in this media ecosystem,” Buttigieg said.

Wallace made no comment and provided no defense against the candidate’s criticisms of Fox News.

Midway through the program, Wallace played a film clip showing President Trump a year earlier speaking to an audience in New Hampshire and pledging to provide help for the burgeoning opioid crisis, an issue that has hit the state particularly hard. The clip included other Democrat candidates recently saying that too little has been done, along with comments from a local first responder who replied in such a way as to confirm that. All in all, a not-so-subtle dig at the President by the host who has often shown his disdain for the President.

Wallace asked a small handful of tough questions throughout the evening, in between setting up softballs.

Inevitably, the President weighed in with tweets that said: “Hard to believe that @FoxNews is wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him. Fox is moving more and more to the losing (wrong) side in covering the Dems. They got dumped from the Democrats boring debates, and they just want in. They forgot the people who got them there. Chris Wallace said, ‘I actually think, whether you like his opinions or not, that Mayor Pete has a lot of substance…fascinating biography.’ Gee, he never speaks well of me – I like Mike Wallace better…and Alfred E. Newman will never be President!”

Buttigieg’s town hall on Fox is the third such broadcast of Democrat candidates, following Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar. At least one more is on the schedule, featuring Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

“Our attitude has been, ‘Let’s do some town halls but be selective about it,’” Bill Sammon, Fox’s senior vice president of news, recently told the Washington Post. “There are two dozen candidates. We’re not going to get to all of them. That’s just reality. So let’s carefully select the promising candidates and space them out a bit. We’re not going to put them on every night or five in one night. We’ll do it every couple or three weeks and have an impact.”

Sen. Elizabeth Warren declined to participate in the series of town halls. She tweeted: “Fox News balances a mix of bigotry, racism, and outright lies with enough legit journalism to make the claim to advertisers that it’s a reputable news outlet. It’s all about dragging in ad money — big ad money.”

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18 comments

Nick Danger May 21, 2019 - 14:10

Wallace belongs on a fantasy Dem’ news channel like CNN or MSNBC.

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1G25 May 21, 2019 - 14:21

Monumentally uninterested in what a peterpuffer thinks or says.

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The Drake May 21, 2019 - 14:28

Fox news is my #1 news channel to WATCH, having said that, Fox News #1 driver is ratings (money).

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1willytee May 21, 2019 - 14:34

why is info about a hamslammer on this site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!the public is disgusted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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CaptRebel May 21, 2019 - 14:43

Left FOX a good while back. I now get my news from OAN. Too many guys at FOX (RINO Congressmen included) confuse being cowards and a sissy’s with “civility and proper behavior.”

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Mark Allen May 21, 2019 - 15:31

Me too. Fox lost it bringing in the likes of lying cheating Donna Brazille, then there is the perpetually wrong judge nap, shepperd smith, chris Wallace and the endless leftist talking heads they insist in seating in every panel. I left too.

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Duck May 21, 2019 - 14:59

Fox is being infiltrated by leftists who join with the existing leftists such Wallace and Shep (he swallows) Smith. Now Donna Godzilla is in there. This is the work of the sons of Murdock who are big lefties and want in on the wine and cheeses of the uppity left. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/506f03e6e010479d9790076d1a7249eece9b493a45c628604c72d7309b69ea84.jpg

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Daniel Staggers May 21, 2019 - 15:15

I can’t believe Fox News hosted a militant homosexual’s town hall. Fox has lost it’s mind!

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Jackie Czarzasty May 21, 2019 - 17:21

That’s the “fair and balanced” portion of Fox News : )

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Mark Allen May 21, 2019 - 15:29

Southbend’s murder rate has shot up under “mayor pete” to top that of even Chicago. Why aren’t these questions being raised?

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Jodon May 21, 2019 - 15:41

Get rid of Wallace and that little pathetic limp wrist Shepard Smith.

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Ann_Banisher May 21, 2019 - 15:53

“There is a reason why anybody has to swallow hard and think twice
before participating in this media ecosystem,” Buttigieg said.
If anyone knows about swallowing hard, it’s Mayor Butters

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gairman May 21, 2019 - 16:05

The sons of Murdock who took over Fox news are leftist globalist freaks so the station needs to be boycotted…A few like Hannity, Tucker, judge Jennene & the like need to start their own network.

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Gramera May 21, 2019 - 16:43

I’d vote for that. At this time I vote with my remote.

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fredlavenuta May 21, 2019 - 17:19

Chris Wallace, Shepard Smith and Juan Williams have got to go. Oh, and Donna Brazile as well.

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LarJam May 21, 2019 - 20:47

I wish Duck Dynasty Dudes did the news, why is it we always have to get National News from NY or LA. All these metro sexuals. Life is so different in the middle of the Country. Even Fox has a Liberal Flare. Just kill it and start from scratch.

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the Bruce May 22, 2019 - 02:22

Wallace has now proven he is a “meat puppet” and to be avoided for lack of content or purpose. Not a decent challenge in the whole show. It was a ‘helmet polishing’ exercise. Disgusting. I am now going to tune in to OAN. That’s enough from the 1% of our population that approves of Buttplug.

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Terry McFarland May 22, 2019 - 05:23

BOTTOM LINE…HE IS A COCKSUCKER AND AN ABOMINATION…HE CAN’T TALK ABOUT ANYONE….

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