Fox News Is a Toxic Waste Dump
Fox News rising star Jesse Watters made a thinly-veiled on-air oral sex “joke” about the First Daughter, Ivanka Trump, on the second day of the embattled news network’s new post O’Reilly prime time lineup. (See update below.)
Bill O’Reilly was fired after multiple women, at least seven, accused the 21-year Fox News veteran of sexual harassment. The allegations cost the network tens of millions in payments to the women (up to $13 million), a payout to O’Reilly ($25 million) and unknown millions in lost revenue as more than 60 advertisers fled “The O’Reilly Factor.”
But Tuesday night Watters, who often appeared on O’Reilly’s show, and has now been promoted as a co-host of the new primetime Fox New show, “The Five,” ignored all the sexual harassment reports (the Fox News hotline reportedly has been very active) and made an oral sex joke involving the president’s daughter.
After playing a clip of Ivanka Trump being hissed and booed by the audience at an international conference focusing on women’s empowerment, the W20, part of the G20 economic forum, Watters first blamed liberals for expressing displeasure with Trump’s remarks.
Ivanka Trump had told the audience in Berlin that President Trump values, respects, and empowers women. The moderator referred to his “Access Hollywood” comments as proof he does not, after the audience made clear her remarks were offensive, givenÂ Donald Trump’s track record.
No one knows who was in the audience, but Watters decided that they were all liberals. Because it’s Fox News.
Then he compared them to and audience at a soccer match. And then he got her quote wrong, claiming she was talking about Trump respecting “families,” when it was about women. Watters actually says Donald Trump has probably hired a ton of fathers and mothers and children. Children?
And then, well, watch.
WATCH: Jesse Watters on Fox News re Ivanka Trump: “I really like how she was speaking into that microphone” pic.twitter.com/HoJHLpMtq1
â€” Yashar (@yashar) April 26, 2017
Fox News is a toxic waste dump.Â
Longer clip, in cae you need to subject yourself to it:
Fox News is also embroiled in a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by past and present employees. Can’t wait to see what Watters has to say tonight.
Some responsesÂ via Twitter:
The Murdochs are doing an excellent job changing the culture at Fox. Just outstanding. https://t.co/UcYoJk2vHJ
â€” Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) April 26, 2017
Jesse Watters making a thinly veiled remark about how Ivanka holds a microphone is sure to help FOXNews’ PR department on sexual harassment.
â€” Eric Schmeltzer (@JustSchmeltzer) April 26, 2017
Jesse Watters is really mad liberals are disrespectful to women (while imagining ivanka trump sucking his dick)
â€” Alix (@meowlickss) April 26, 2017
Jesse Watters of Fox News made sexual innuendos towards Ivanka https://t.co/EXgT5Ph0sB
â€” Jonathan Jewel (@jonathanjewel) April 26, 2017
Translation: Jesse Watters on Fox News said he wants a blow job from Ivanka Trump. https://t.co/EqlDzyr1Md
â€” Laurie Crosswell ðŸŒž (@lauriecrosswell) April 26, 2017
Just noticed via Joe.My.God. this David Frum tweet mocking Watters. Frum, of course, is a formerÂ George W. Bush speechwriter who has become relatively moderate on many issues:
â€œWhy wonâ€™t the Left respect this high government official I just made a leering blowjob joke about?” https://t.co/OixiT8ti2a
â€” David Frum (@davidfrum) April 26, 2017
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Cuomo Charged With Sex Crime Months After Resigning as Governor
The former governor who resigned after multiple accusations of sexual harassment resigned, leaving office August 23.
“Cuomo has been charged with a misdemeanor complaint in Albany City Court for a sex-crime related charge, a spokesperson for New York State courts tells NBC News,” according to NBC’s Tom Winter.
A investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James found the Democratic governor had sexually harassed at least eleven women, most of them state employees.
“Forcible Touching” is listed on the complaint:
Here is the complaint. pic.twitter.com/ecKo9zUNog
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) October 28, 2021
This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change.
Meadows ‘Will Face Consequences’ for Stonewalling Jan. 6 Committee if He Does Not Comply With Subpoena: Report
Could former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows face criminal contempt of Congress charges like Steve Bannon?
The House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack subpoenaed Meadows, a former GOP congressman, on September 23, over a month ago, and he has yet to comply.
“Our patience isn’t unlimited, and engagement needs to become cooperation very soon,” a Select Committee source told CNN. “As we’ve already made clear, anyone who tries to stonewall our effort will face the consequences.”
The committee sees Meadows, who has been by Trump’s side every step of the way even for months before exiting the House to join the Trump administration, as a “key witness.”
Jan. 6 Select Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) is being patient but that appears to be waning thin.
“If and when the staff says to us it’s not going anywhere, there won’t be any hesitation on the part of the committee to make the referrals” for contempt of Congress he tells CNN.
CNN adds multiple sources have “indicated” Meadows has “been ‘engaging’ in negotiations over the terms of his turning over documents and appearing for a deposition.”
Earlier this week a bombshell Rolling Stone report citing two people involved with planning the January 6 pro-Trump rallies mentioned Meadows nine times, including calling him “someone who played a major role in the conversations surrounding the protests on Jan. 6.”
That report also says those sources describe Meadows “as having had an opportunity to prevent the violence” of January 6, and that “Meadows was 100 percent made aware of what was going on.”
Rupert Murdoch Is a ‘Domestic Threat’ Says Never-Trumper Over Tucker Carlson’s Upcoming Jan. 6 Special
Stuart Stevens is calling out News Corp founder and chief Rupert Murdoch as a “domestic threat” in response to a stunning preview clip from Fox News’ top personality, Tucker Carlson, that falsely paints Donald Trump’s January 6 insurrection as a false flag operation by Democrats.
“If Rupert Murdoch were applying for American citizenship today, there would be ample evidence to classify him as a domestic threat and deny citizenship,” Stevens says of Murdoch, an Australian-born naturalized U.S. citizen. “He’s a dangerous man who should be treated as the anti-democratic propagandist he is.”
Stevens is known as one of the top Republican strategists who became a never-Trumper and co-founded The Lincoln Project. Murdoch owns News Corp, the parent company of Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, and numerous other outlets across the globe. He became a U.S. citizen in 1985 to meet the requirements to purchase and own TV stations.
The clip of Tucker Carlson’s three-part series on the January 6 insurrection (below) is being called “fucking insane” by fellow never-Trumper Tim Miller, a former GOP strategist.
“I’d like to focus in on the fact that Fox is hosting one of the main architects of the Stop The Steal insurrection Ali Akbar Alexander for this 1/6 special,” Miller adds. “Going full Newsmax.”
In a scathing strike against Carlson, former Obama HUD deputy assistant secretary Brandon Friedman compared the Fox News personality to a radio station known for helping to incite the Rwandan genocide in which more than one million people died and up to half a million women were raped.
Here’s the clip, which is loaded with falsehoods and anti-American, anti-democracy propaganda:
Apparently Fox News is letting Tucker Carlson do a special on his conspiracy theory that January 6 was a “false flag” pic.twitter.com/dYngE77L4r
— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) October 28, 2021
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