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In current weeks, Fox Information has been shedding viewers, as some viewers have grow to be disenchanted with the community’s more and more Trump-skeptical tone. Morning Joe has been a beneficiary of this pattern, beating rival Fox & Pals within the ratings for the primary time in virtually 20 years.

Joe Scarborough et al. thus have an curiosity in encouraging Fox Information to proceed down the trail that has benefitted Morning Joe. And thus it was that on at the moment’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough and Willie Geist lavishly praised FNC personalities who’ve criticized the efforts of the Trump workforce to contest the election outcomes. Scarborough and Geist singled out FNC’s Kristin Fisher, taking part in a protracted excerpt of her takedown of yesterday’s press convention that includes Rudy Giuliani.

 

 

After mentioning that “there’s been some information on the market within the media neighborhood about Fox Information shedding a number of viewers,” Scarborough inspired Fisher and others at FNC to maintain going, assuring them that they had been on the aspect of “fact” and “historical past.”

FNC's Kristin Fisher in Morning Joe clip 11-20-20Scarborough additionally made a not-so-subtle scores brag, saying his present has performed “the lengthy recreation [of supposed truth-telling]” and thatI believe this present is, , an excellent instance of the way you play the lengthy recreation. And it finally ends up understanding properly for you.” 

Here is the second from Scarborough: 

So, that is Fox Information reporter Kristin Fisher with that fact-check yesterday popping out of the Rudy Giuliani spectacle. And , Willie, there’s been some information on the market within the media neighborhood about Fox Information shedding a number of viewers as a result of individuals had been offended that they projected Arizona accurately. They’re offended that Chris Wallace really sticks to the information. They’re offended that individuals like that reporter really delivered the information, persist with the information, inform viewers the reality…. I believe this present is, , is an efficient instance of the way you play the lengthy recreation. And it finally ends up understanding properly for you. And Fox Information in these kind of experiences are taking part in the lengthy recreation. They’re really on the aspect of historical past. They’re on the aspect of fact. T

Observe: Willie Geist’s point out of an FNC primetime host “bewildered” by yesterday’s press convention with Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell was presumably a reference to Tucker Carlson, who questioned the absence of proof supporting Powell’s assertions. 

Morning Joe’s praises of Trump critics on Fox Information was sponsored partially by Ninja Foodi, Chevrolet, and Allstate.

Here is the transcript. Click on “increase” to learn extra. 

MSNBC
Morning Joe
11/20/20
6:46 am ET

KRISTIN FISHER [Fox News]: Effectively, that was definitely a colourful information convention from Rudy Giuliani, but it surely was gentle on information. A lot of what he stated was merely not true, or has already been thrown out in court docket. 
And Giuliani, he opened by making this actually daring and baseless declare that a number of this alleged nationwide voter fraud that he is referring to all got here from one centralized place. He referred to as it a nationwide conspiracy. And but, he failed to supply any arduous proof to again up that one particular declare.

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JOE SCARBOROUGH: So, that is Fox Information reporter Kristin Fisher with that fact-check yesterday popping out of the Rudy Giuliani spectacle. And , Willie, there’s been some information on the market within the media neighborhood about Fox Information shedding a number of viewers as a result of individuals had been offended that they projected Arizona accurately. They’re offended that Chris Wallace really sticks to the information. They’re offended that individuals like that reporter really delivered the information, persist with the information, inform viewers the reality. 

However, , I really feel like since I have been in cable information since 1934, I really feel protected saying that individuals go for the short kill usually. They go for the sugar rush, the sugar excessive, and say, if we act this fashion, if we play to a budget seats, we’ll get a number of extra individuals right here, a number of extra individuals there. 

I believe this present is, , is an efficient instance of the way you play the lengthy recreation. And it finally ends up understanding properly for you. And Fox Information in these kind of experiences are taking part in the lengthy recreation. They’re really on the aspect of historical past. They’re on the aspect of fact. They’re on the aspect of American democracy. And lengthy after this sugar excessive has handed us, and we’re a pair months away from this, individuals who report the information and the information like which can be going to be those who’re trying nice, and people chasing the sugar excessive are going to be left behind and thought of jokes.

It’s occurred — God, I’ve seen it occur so many occasions in Washington. I’ve seen it occur so many occasions in information. It’s going to occur once more right here, and that form of report is the form of report that Fox Information, I’m positive they’re pleased with it, ought to be pleased with it.

WILLIE GEIST: Yeah, I imply, I do know that the bar is low for braveness today, however we must say her identify once more, KristIn fisher. As a result of, for individuals who don’t perceive, to go on Fox Information and to do what she did simply there, what you noticed, to systematically, level by level, refute with information the occasion line from Donald Trump and from Rudy Giuliani and from sadly now formally the Republican Occasion as a result of that was an RNC occasion takes precise braveness. 

I imply, I’m positive she’s getting crap for it, I’m positive she’ll be criticized by some individuals on her personal air, however that’s the way you do it. And as you say, there are individuals now throughout that community who’re telling the reality even on their morning present. You had anyone stated, hey, it is perhaps time to maneuver on right here, Mr. President. You had a primetime host final evening simply bewildered by the spectacle we noticed with Rudy Giuliani and people different attorneys, saying the place’s the proof? 

So will at all times be individuals there, and we all know who all of them are, who will stand by President Trump. However there are sufficient on Fox Information proper now. And it’s important — I say braveness, but it surely’s additionally vital to talk to that viewers and to say, guys, listed below are the information about what’s occurring. And that that is all an entire diversion.