As the Paul Manafort indictment dominates the news, Trump state TV, a.k.a. Fox News, is ignoring the first embers of Trump’s burning presidency.
Here was what Fox was talking about as the Manafort indictment broke:
Paul Manafort just agreed to turn himself in to the FBI. What should we report on?
Fox News: Hamburger emoji pic.twitter.com/Wjsvkb2coW
— Roberto Ferdman (@robferdman) October 30, 2017
When they are not talking about hamburger emojis instead of their president’s former campaign manager being indicted, Fox is focused on:
Fox News right now pic.twitter.com/DK8KyDpoW5
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) October 30, 2017
Fox News is literally talking about anything else that isn’t Paul Manafort going down and potentially taking Trump with him. There will be a push back on Fox eventually that will certainly involve Sean Hannity screaming about Hillary Clinton for an hour, but for now, Trump’s favorite TV network is operating in total denial.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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