Fox Media Panel Slams HuffPost for 'Irresponsible' and 'Petty' Trump Coverage


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During Sunday’s MediaBuzz on Fox News, a bipartisan media panel excoriated the “left-wing Huffington Post” for publishing a “ridiculous” anti-Trump article titled: “Donald Trump doesn't care if you die from coronavirus.” And after noting that the article “simply said, ‘Well, he has trouble expressing empathy,’” Anchor Howard Kurtz knocked them for suffering from a “classic case of Trump Trauma.”

Federalist co-founder Ben Domenech was the first panelist to respond and denounced the Huffington Post article as “the kind of coverage that I think is just ridiculous and doesn't help anybody.”

“Of course, politicians don't want you to die. And when it gets framed like this by the media it's just irresponsible,” he added. “I mean, imagine if right-wing entities were saying this during previous health challenges that happened under the Obama administration. You should not have this kind of coverage. It’s deeply irresponsible.”

Turning to former Ohio state legislator Capri Cafaro (D), Kurtz reminded viewers that even Democratic governors were in the process of reopening their states. “I didn't see any media criticism of this headline at all. It’s just like, ‘Oh, well, another shot at the President,’ because it's Trump,” he said.


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