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Fox called the House loss before the polls closed


PJMedia“Why can we call the Democrats taking the House this early?” Fox News anchor Bret Baier asked analyst Chris Stirewalt. “Because we’re just that good,” Stirewalt replied with a proud smirk.

That just about sums up Fox’s election coverage of the 2018 midterms. It was a self-indulgent display of self-promotion, bickering, and irresponsibility as the entire House was called before polls in the western part of the country had even closed. One has to wonder how many people were deterred from voting when they heard Republicans had already lost the House.

An ethical news media would wait for polls to close before trying to report on results.

This entry was published Thu Nov 08 03:49:07 CST 2018 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2018-11-08 03:49:07.0. [Tweet]

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