Rolling Stone reports:
As Donald Trump faces his third criminal indictment, Fox News has taken on the role of crisis spin room for the former president — with host Jesse Watters leading the herd. Since news of the indictment broke on Tuesday, Watters has grasped at every proverbial straw to excuse the ex-president’s actions in the aftermath of the 2020 election.
On Wednesday, while attempting to lambast “the media” for their coverage of Trump’s indictment, Watters accused reports of having been “aghast at sarcastic ‘lock her up’ chants.”
The “lock her up” chant — which called for the imprisonment of Trump’s 2016 rival, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and has become a staple at his rallies — is far from sarcastic. Trump himself agreed on multiple occasions that Clinton should be investigated, and at one point told supporters that “she has to go to jail.”
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As Trump faces his third criminal indictment, Fox has taken on the role of crisis spin room for the former president — with host Jesse Watters leading the herdhttps://t.co/nUNtuHVjtJ
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) August 3, 2023
Jesse Watters says the “lock her up” chants were “sarcastic” pic.twitter.com/E0Tj8SNmyF
— nikki mccann ramírez (@NikkiMcR) August 3, 2023