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Trump unhappy to see Democrats on Fox News


Added 05-22-19 12:31:02am EST - “Fox News has been hosting Democratic presidential candidates willing to appear on the network. It has staged 'town halls' for Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Amy Klobuchar, and has scheduled one for Kirsten Gillibrand. President…” - Powerlineblog.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Powerlineblog.com: “Trump unhappy to see Democrats on Fox News”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Fox News has been hosting Democratic presidential candidates willing to appear on the network. It has staged “town halls” for Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Amy Klobuchar, and has scheduled one for Kirsten Gillibrand.

Hard to believe that @Fox News 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 Democrats.

In response, Brit Hume tweeted, “[C]overing candidates of both parties is part of the job of a news channel.” Of course it is.

Trump’s tweet displays his authoritarian side. He wants Fox News to be his exclusive preserve. For him, anything but Sean Hannity, etc. presenting Trumpian talking points is a waste of airtime. Those who like robust democracy won’t share this view.

Some conservatives are unhappy that Buttigieg used some of his airtime to rip Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham. Brian Kilmeade of Fox & Friends instructed the mayor: “Don’t hop on our channel and continue to put down the other hosts on the channel. . .”

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