An avalanche of mass defections of advertisers from Sean Hannity’s Fox News program appears to have been staunched – at least for the present. Over the weekend, initially five, and then more, major sponsors were about to bolt. On Monday, the CEO of the company in the forefront of the defections, Keurig, apologized for his company’s threat to quit running its commercials on Hannity’s show. With that move, the tide against Hannity appeared to be turning. At least that is how Hannity positioned the news. Monday was a day of fast-breaking developments, with Hannity’s fans, social media, and Hannity’s four hours
Hannity sounded like a scared puppy last night, featuring his all-star anti-Moore panel. Judge Jeanine did herself no justice, implying the ludicrous Gloria Allred and her trained seal were credible witnesses and, as Hannity suggested, rushing to judgment. The whole show, which Hannity made about himself, was an embarrassment.
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This incident isn´t about Moore; it´s just the catalyst that Media Matters and the left were waiting for. Moore wasn´t supposed to present his side of the argument but Hannity gave him the opportunity. Given the history of false rape/harassment charges by the left, I´m not convinced of anything. Look at the lengths to which the Dems went in the Russian dossier story
You can bet that if Moore is replaced by another Pubbie, the Dems will be sniffing around barnyards to find evidence of ´impropriety´.
I am one of the people who contacted Keurig, not easy to do by the way, and registered my disgust,. But you will note that the "apology" is to the employees, for pulling the ads without telling them, not for pulling the ads. Keurig, 23andMe et. al are off my list for good.
Saul Alinsky tactics being used to the fullest by an organization funded by George Soros and originally started by Hillary herself. Hannity has a number one rated program, he´s not going anywhere, and he did not sound like a scared puppy last night.
"The whole show, which Hannity made about himself, was an embarrassment."
What´s news? This is the exact reason why I tuned him out years ago...not to mention his dead horse flogging. Nonetheless, whether Hannity or Maddow, I believe in free speech, and will not boycott anyone (including sponsors) simply because I disagree.
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