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Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:00 AM

 

Fox News Stars Begin Pushing Rumors About Joe Biden's Health



Fox News Stars Begin Pushing Rumors About Joe Biden’s Health
Baseless claims about Biden’s medical fitness have quietly taken hold on Fox. At a time when TV news stars make similar claims about Trump and Clinton, this may be the new normal.
Justin Baragona
Published 06.10.19 5:12AM ET


One month after Joe Biden announced his run for president, several Fox News stars have already begun quietly pushing rumors that the 76-year-old ex-veep is in poor health.

Since the end of May, Fox Business Network and Fox News star Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery and Fox News primetime host Sean Hannity have speculated on-air, on at least four separate occasions, that the current Democratic presidential frontrunner is secretly dealing with health issues, often comparing his condition to illness-related conspiracy theories the network pushed about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election.

The Biden rumor-mongering seemingly began May 29, during the broadcast of Fox News’ afternoon gabfest The Five. While assessing Biden’s candidacy, Kennedy claimed to know Democratic operatives engaged in a whisper campaign about Biden’s health.

“He is much more like Hillary Clinton, because if you talk to Democrats, who are working for different campaigns, all of the aggressive gossip whisperers—and this is where the action is happening in terms of opposition research—it’s people having a few drinks at a bar and whispering, ‘You know there is something wrong with the former vice president,’” she claimed. “But that’s what they are actively doing right now. And it is surprising because they are concerned with taking Biden down and getting their candidate out there.”


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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:03 AM

1. Oh the vague "something wrong" meme. They are pathetic.

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:04 AM

2. Trying to do the same thing to VP Biden as they did to Hillary

 

What a bunch of nimrods
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:05 AM

3. We know that we can expect more of the same

 

from the reTHUGS. They're a corrupt group who can only achieve their goals through corrupt means and we should never tire of pointing that out.
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:08 AM

4. As if any Faux viewers

 

will vote for anyone other than Donnie.
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:12 AM

5. I don't see how anyone can compare Biden and Trump and conclude

 

that Biden is the one with health problems. Some people are absolutely delusional.
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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #5)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:31 AM

9. Hillary named them perfectly. DEPLORABLES

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:13 AM

6. But a man with Narcissistic Personality Disorder who can barely wheeze his way through a speech

 

is in perfect health. Got it.
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Response to tanyev (Reply #6)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:26 AM

7. I agree

 

And they are projecting this because they know trump's health is failing, and his mental abilities are declining rapidly now before the country every day. trump will do the same with outlandish claims about Biden's health because he knows he's getting worse, and desperately trying to project away his problems, and will do the same as he's done to others over and over again, and claim things he knows are false.
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Response to tanyev (Reply #6)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:31 AM

8. Well, he had some "excellent " doctors tell us so.

 

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Response to tanyev (Reply #6)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 01:35 PM

17. Crazy-making, isn't it? n/t

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:39 AM

10. So Fox News admits to spreading gossip they get from hanging out at bars

 

And here I thought they just made this crap up.
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:44 AM

11. The rethugs are REALLY afraid of Biden........... nt

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 08:45 AM

12. You know who they can't do that with?

 

The guy running in the Pride 5ks.

He can't be called "little" or "low energy" and he already survived one of the most nasty, disgusting character assaults the GOP could muster less than a year ago.

We all know exactly what to expect and he STILL broke records of getting more votes than any other Democrat (even more than Obama), breaking records with Independent voters and even Republicans...and youth voter turnout up 500%. Not a single one of the other candidates could have done what he did in Texas. None of them have run in such a tough, volatile race.

Even though at this point I sound like a broken record...Beto is the BEST OPTION for what America needs right now, not just to go against Trump but to bring American together. He has great plans for the Climate, Immigration, Choice and Voting Rights. Trump is going to make immigration and the border what he runs on...and there is no better convincing contrast and argument to the crap Trump is selling than the TRUTH Beto is speaking with convincing passion.

Beto is NOT a "risk" to nominate, he's quite the opposite.
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 11:22 AM

13. Not going to work the same on Biden

 

First of all more people are aware of fake altered video and how it was used against Hillary. When they altered that video of Pelosi the story became that Republicans altered video not whether she was ill or drunk. It made them look bad. Furthermore, unfortunately, Hillary's unfavorables were always very high and it was easier to smear her. Joe Biden's favorables are very healthy. The most important issue to Dems, and the majority of that 20% in the middle, is to get rid of crooked Don. Really obvious fake news isn't going to put a dent in Joe's numbers especially after witnessing 2 years of real live WTF videos from the Mad King.

Cons are so predictable, they will try things over and over and over again no matter how obvious it is, until it doesn't work anymore
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 12:00 PM

14. Yet they don't worry about an obese sociopath with the mental capacity of a 6-yr old child

 

who looks as if he could spontaneously combust at any given minute.
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 01:19 PM

15. They will do it with any Dem.

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 01:28 PM

16. To state the obvious, we've got to be very vigilant

 

about any slander (and especially innuendo and related distortions) about ALL of our candidates, especially those in the top tier that Republicans and allies decide are worth worrying about. We have to be vigilant about not inadvertently spreading their lies and innuendos ourselves ; AND we need to be super careful about checking the provenance of every factoid that comes our way.

Yes, I realize that all of this is obvious, and that everyone here is well aware of the problem but their dirty tricks are such an important and consequential issue, and this #$% pseudo-story about Biden is such classic Fox-news M.O. that it seemed worth pointing out the obvious.

Also (another obvious point) they're just getting started. Every single candidate worthy of their anxiety is going to get this treatment. So (restating the obvious, sorry) we've got to be ready for them.
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