Fox News confirmed Thursday afternoon that former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be joining the network to “provide political commentary and analysis.” Not suprisingly, the Fake News media heads were quick to condemn the appointment.
BizPacReview “Sanders will provide political commentary and analysis across all of FOX News Media, including FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX Nation and the radio/podcast division. She will make her debut on FOX & Friends during its next live audience show on September 6th.”
While the move provoked cheers from those of whom happen to be both fans of President Donald Trump and Fox News, it appeared to trigger consternation — and sometimes even rage — from members of the far-left, including those embedded within the mainstream media:
Of all the criticism from the media Thursday, the one tweet that seemed to attract the most scorn was the one by CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter, who works for a network that :
#1. Habitually trots out lies and mislead information about the president on a near-daily basis.
#2. Has hired numerous former Obama administration officials.
#3. And whose “journalists” often rant and rave like political commentators.
I guess all these left wing critics forgot about Obama administration adviser Ben Rhodes, who joined liberal media news outlets NBC News and MSNBC in 2017; former Obama administration press secretary Josh Earnest, who joined the same networks in 2017; and fellow former Obama administration press secretary Jay Carney, who joined liberal news outlet CNN in 2014.
According to conservative commentator Erick Erickson, a slew of other Obama administration officials have, over the years, wound up with jobs in the demonstrably left-wing media.
“During the Obama Administration, many members of the media floated in and out of the administration and in and out of leftwing blogs and think tanks. They are still around with many of them serving as reporters and their leftwing friends as active members of the Democrats’ ‘resistance,’ he noted.
And here is Fatboy Stelter himself: