They spoke too soon.
When Joe Biden warned in April that President Donald Trump would ” try to kick back the election somehow ,” the presumptive Democratic nominee’s concern was dismissed by personalities on Fox News and Fox Business as fearmongering and a conspiracy theory.
“What an idea, what a conjuring,” declared Fox Business host Lou Dobbs , a staunch Trump supporter, at the time.
Those same personalities were exposed on Thursday, however, when Trump tweeted this baseless claim about mail-in voter fraud as a reason for possibly delaying the election.
With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA. Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 30, 2020
The progressive watchdog group Media Matters for America brought the receipts for the TV personalities with this montage:
Fox News Editor: Trump Election Delay Idea Is ‘Flagrant Expression Of His Weakness’
Ex-RNC Chair Spells Out Harsh Reality Of COVID-19 During Tribute To Herman Cain
Critics Point Out Exactly What Donald Trump Is Trying To Hide With Election Delay Stunt
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