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Elizabeth Warren Turns Down Fox News Town Hall, Blasts Network as ‘Hate-For-Profit Racket'


Added 05-14-19 11:34:02am EST - “Elizabeth Warren is on the warpath against Fox News. In a scathing Tuesday morning tweetstorm, the Massachusetts senator lit up Fox News -- calling the network a "hate-for-profit racket" as part of a rant about why she is turning…” - Mediaite.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Mediaite.com: “Elizabeth Warren Turns Down Fox News Town Hall, Blasts Network as 'Hate-For-Profit Racket'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

In a scathing Tuesday morning tweetstorm, the Massachusetts senator lit up Fox News — calling the network a “hate-for-profit racket” as part of a rant about why she is turning down an invite to appear at a town hall forum hosted by the network.

“Fox News has invited me to do a town hall, but I’m turning them down — here’s why,” Warren wrote. “Fox News is a hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists — it’s designed to turn us against each other, risking life & death consequences, to provide cover for the corruption that’s rotting our government and hollowing out our middle class.”

I love town halls. I’ve done more than 70 since January, and I’m glad to have a television audience be a part of them. Fox News has invited me to do a town hall, but I’m turning them down—here’s why…

Fox News is a hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists—it’s designed to turn us against each other, risking life and death consequences, to provide cover for the corruption that’s rotting our government and hollowing out our middle class.

“Fox News is welcome to come to my events just like any other outlet,” Warren wrote. “But a Fox News town hall adds money to the hate-for-profit machine. To which I say: hard pass.”

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