by Raheem Kassam at raheemkassam.substack.com
Rupert Murdoch’s so-called “admissions” under oath are far more devious and calculated than the corporate media wants you to think.
Naturally the lie will make its way around the world before the truth gets its trousers on. But in case you’re still interested in the truth, here’s some more, concerning the Fox vs. Dominion lawsuits. If you missed last week’s, it’s here.
The stories from Jeremy Peters (NYT) and Jeremy Barr (WaPo) confirm a bombshell admission from Mr. Murdoch, about how his network handled the 2020 election coverage. And remember, there’s a $1.6bn defamation lawsuit in play here.
Many will believe Mr. Murdoch was confessing, or being caught in a “gotcha!” moment. Not so. Read carefully. He’s drawing a firm line between his network and its on-air talent, all of whom have one particular thing in common.
Now look at the full verbal exchange, published on a website called RawStory, who hilariously have me blocked on Twitter for some reason.
Murdoch appears to be pushing back against the claim that it was his network that endorsed the stolen election idea. He’s not saying, “[yes] they endorsed,” he’s saying, “they [his anchors] endorsed [but the network itself did not].”
If the transcription included tone, the final “they” would be in italics.
The reality of this exchange is far darker than the corporate media will tell you. Murdoch is throwing his talent under the bus here, in order to save his company from Dominion’s gargantuan demands.
Fox didn’t endorse. The anchors did. Lou Dobbs did “a lot” and Sean Hannity did “a bit” and Maria and Jeanine. And guess what all of these anchors have in common?
Whether you’ve enjoyed their influence on Trump or not, they’re all Trump supporters. Backers, friends, or fellow travellers to say the least.
And mark my words, this is how Fox intends to clear house of them, to pave the way for you know who…read more