Sunday March 29, 2020

Fox News comes up trumps as presidential cheerleader

With the majority of the US media branded as purveyors of fake news, Fox’s pro-Trump reportage – epitomised by Laura Ingraham – is relentless and unpalatable

16th February, 2020
Laura Ingraham is a critic of immigration reform on her Fox News show

You can’t come to the US and not wonder about Donald Trump. He seems the antithesis of all things American. To this visitor, the locals in Florida seem endlessly courteous, generous and welcoming.

OK, there is a kind of “jock” culture here that is brash and noisy. Trump shares this with sports stars and business leaders. He is cocky and given to speaking with a self-confidence that borders on imagined infallibility. But these...

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