Fox News host Martha MacCallum didn’t take kindly to being pressed concerning the cable channel’s position in spreading election misinformation throughout Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Story.”
MacCallum and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten had been discussing the instructing of crucial race idea when Weingarten pivoted to speak about ex-President Donald Trump’s election lies, which have been promoted on the broadly watched conservative community.
“I would hope that Fox would be just as focused on let’s get rid of the misinformation about what happened in this election,” stated Weingarten. “This election was free and fair.”
“Oh, come on, Randi, come on,” interrupted MacCallum. “This is not the topic we’re here to talk about. I’m not going to talk about that. We’ve talked about that before.”
MacCallum tried to change topics, however Weingarten went again to it later.
“If you’re talking about misinformation now, Martha, and I hope you are, I really would hope that Fox would really look at what happened in this election and how we can, because every social studies teacher is wrestling with this, to discern fact from fiction. We have to do that,” Weingarten stated.
MacCallum set free an audible sigh.
“Yeah, we have a president, President Biden, was elected in 2020. I think that all of that is quite clear,” the anchor replied. “So I’m not sure why you are so concerned with that part, with that particular moment in history. Every election is significant. Nobody is hiding anything under any rocks here.”
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