Skip to comments.Fox Fires Back at Gingrich: ‘Bitter’ Newt is ‘Auditioning for a windfall of a gig at CNN’
Posted on 04/12/2012 7:38:03 PM PDT by Mozilla
Fox News is not taking Newt Gingrichs excoriation of the networks coverage of the GOP primary as a mere swipe and moving on. Did you expect them to?
A Fox News spokeswoman tells Yahoo! Newss Dylan Stableford, This is nothing other than Newt auditioning for a windfall of a gig at CNN thats the kind of man he is.
Not to mention, hes still bitter about the fact that we terminated his contributor contract.
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He may be bitter but he is also right....
When Newt became a formal candidate Fox had to terminate his Contributor contract and Newt has been losing all on his own.
FNC has been insufferable for years.
Fox says... Not to mention, hes still bitter about the fact that we terminated his contributor contract.
The truth is Fox had to terminate his contract as soon as he declared, as they would have had to do to Sarah had she declared - about par for the course for Fox's truthability...
God bless Newt for having the courage to taken them on!
Based on how Brit Hume has treated him, I wouldn’t blame Newt one bit.
Maybe Fox is starting to see their numbers drop as well as finally reading the emails people like me sending telling them we are sick of them acting like abc, cbs, nbc, msnbc....... with their love fest with romney.
Fox quit being a reputable news organization a very long time ago.
I believe they were down by 17% in their ratings a couple of weeks ago. I’d like to see that double down.... then triple down.
Screw Faux News.
I think it all comes back to Brit Hume and his ongoing hatred for Newt going back to his son’s death. I would never have imagined Hume could be the small, petty person he showed himself to be during the course of the primaries. If he couldn’t leave his personal animus out of it, he should have just stayed retired and off the air.
“Based on how Brit Hume has treated him, I wouldnt blame Newt one bit.”
I agree. Newt is right on target.
You better bet he’s bitter. For good cause. CNN may just get the reputation of being the most “Fair and Balanced” news network. Fox has been so biased in favor of Romney that I had to stop watching all of it. Their ratings are apparently tanking. A pox on them.
Gingrich discovered the same thing McCain discovered in 2008 — the Media is not your friend.
Romney will get his turn, too, as soon as he locks up the nomination. The media will turn on him.
Republicans continue to have the same problem with the media. They want so much to be liked, and they fall for the media initially acting like it is their friend. Then, the media turns on them and they wonder why oh why oh why. [Scorpion to Frog: It is their nature.]
Yes, most of the Fox personalities seem to be in the tank for Romney. The question is, how does complaining about Fox News help Newt win anywhere? Answer: it doesn't. Gingrich is the last hope for a lot of people who still think Mitt can be stopped, and he is complaining about Fox News? To what end? That is only going to alienate the few people on the network like Hannity and Greta who have been reasonably fair to him.
“Keith Olbermann, pick up the phone. Fox on line one.”
Newt is telling the truth.
I can only watch Greta—the rest of Fox is a waste of time.
I cured myself of O’Really and Hannity.I never watch Shep,a nd occasionally tune in to Bret Baier.
In the morning I check Fox and Friends, but can only stand it for a while.
I can’t stand seeing Sally Kohn, Juan Williams, Karl Rove,etc.
The Fox NEws “contributors” are becoming more and more unknown and irritating.
What really mystifies me is that Fox Business has that old coot Imus on in the morning until 9:20 am!
Geez, the business world has been up for eight hours by then—what is happening in the world—that’s what business people want to know at 5:00 am, 6:00 am, 7:00 am.
But to SEE and hear Imus is torture—he should been retired years ago.
I get my news here on FR, with instant commentary that is much more in depth and stimulating than anything on cable TV.
When you know what to look for, you can spot the pro
Romney stance immediately, and it is a constant drumbeat all day long.
I agree with Newt. From Doocy on Fox and Friends to Brit Hume to Krauthammer to most of the anchors a clear preference for Mitt was always apparent. I rarely watc ph FNC anymore and I used to view 3-4 hours per day. I think Rove influenced their awful slanted coverage.
I do not have a dog in this hunt, especially Gingrich, but he is right about Fox being in the tank for Romney. Going back to early last year, ever reference to the primaries was how Romney was the top dog and the others just there for window dressing.
I remember when Newt went on Greta early in the campaign and he said it hurt to hear the things people said about him. Now I know he was talking about the people at Fox who were bashing him left and right. They were so vicious on Fox it was shocking. I began to document who said what and when. That is how bad it got. Charles Payne from Fox Business called him a cry baby. Coulter called him crazy. Hume said he had road rage. Megyn Kelly interviewed a panel of people and called on one woman who said Newt is the worst person to represent us. He is an old, fat white guy. (This was directly after Newt took Megyn down a peg in the debates over the judges.) They attacked his tax plan with a liberal organization. They now act shocked that he is calling them out on these things. Too bad. They own what they did. I have names and dates.
http://www.thejanedough.com/ann-coulter-gingrich-hunchback/ I think it was unbecoming of Newt Gingrich to even run for president [his past is] like being a hunchback you cant have two affairs and run for president. Ann Coulter MORE Coulter, "She also accused Gingrich of depleting the well of sentiment against the liberal media. Its like Jesse Jackson accusing people of racism while his mistresses come out, she noted, to attack someone like John King for a question at a debate. King, she continued was a completely fair and honest reporter http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/12/mitt-romney-has-won-the-karl-rove-primary.php?ref=fpblg Rove trying to sabotage Newt in Iowa
Coulter and the rest of the so called "conservatives" on Faux can forgive a PRO ABORTION BABY KILLER CANDIDATE AKA MITT but not a man that has been divorced? BOYCOTT FOX NEWS!
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