In anticipation of a speech filled with not only a laundry list of grievances but bald-faced lies about the 2020 election, Fox ‘News’ issued a disclaimer during the Former Guy’s usual one hit wonders at the
Fascist Fest CPAC.
“And now, it’s also because I got more votes — 75 million — than anybody in the history of the presidency, and far more than Clinton, far more than Obama, and a record 12 million more than 2016,” he said. “Think of it, in the history usually they go down a little bit second term and they win, but they go down a little bit.”
He continued: “I was told by a great pollster, really somebody great,John McLaughlin. ‘Sir, you got 63 million votes if you get it up to 64 or 65, nobody can beat you. Can’t lose.’ Thank you, John, very much. I got it to 75 and I lost, in quotes, ‘I lost.’ It’s a disgrace.”
“Voting system companies have denied the various allegations made by President Trump and his counsel regarding the 2020 election,” the disclaimer read.
The network currently faces a $1.6 billion defamation suit from Dominion Voting Systems (that Fox has asked to be dismissed) for their role in promoting baseless election fraud claims. Another voting systems company, Smartmatic, also filed a $2.7 billion defamation suit against Fox News earlier this year.
And a blast from the past: