On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” the panel discussion on the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare escalated into a shouting match with multiple interruptions and accusations of fake news. Former advisor to President George W. Bush Karl Rove, conservative political commentator Rachel Campos-Duffy and Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekial Emanuel got into a heated argument after the Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden said reports of Obamacare collapsing was “fake news from you guys.” Host Chris Wallace ended the segment by saying, “Take it into the panel room.”
Comments: That segment was excruciatingly painful to witness. It highlighted all the reasons why that extremely obnoxious, evil, deranged Dr. Emanuel should have NEVER been hired by FNC. That is one of the most outrageous things they have done in recent years. You have to wonder if they are just trying to drive away more views because he is unbearable to watch. Wallace totally lost control of the entire thing. I´m not a fan of Karl Rove, but I give him credit for putting that radical leftist Neera Tanden, a Clinton lover, in her place.
It´s for reasons like this that I stopped watching the Sunday talking head shows. They do nothing but get my blood pressure up. I find it hard to people interrupting and trying to overtalk each other. I love Tucker, but it´s hard to take with him, too. Hemmer is the only one I´ve seen who tries to control it.
Ratatouille Wallace does it again...he knew exactly what was coming because he orchestrated another Fox debacle. I didn´t see this live since I´ve turned off the program and most of Fox. I found it when I read what happened and there were no real surprises...just more Fox downhill puke people who leave viewers ticked off, confused and ready to pick up a shoe and pitch it through the TV. Chris Wallace (Ratatouille—look at those little pinched rat eyes and his sardonic twisted rat smile where he looks like he just swallowed a wheel of cheddar in one bite). This was no panel—there are no panels, no debates, no give and take, nothing. Just Fox noise and anyone with a brain at all has joined me in tuning them out. For good.
This is another of several reasons why I stopped watching Fox News. They´re more interested in staging a cage match, hoping they can pick up some of the left/progressive demo, than accurately discussing policy.
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Donna M, 3/20/2017 12:01:25 PM (No. 11195669)
I have covered (as a writer in healthcare) Dr Ezekiel Emanuel from his bleatings in 2009 on how the mentally impaired through birth or later events (e.g. stroke) were not full citizens of the polity thus not entitled to participation or support, to his most recent squealings on how those over 75 should not have any ´medical interventions´. He is a full advocate of a federally regulated, controlled, rule-based, and standardized healthcare system. "You will" take your healthcare and like it!
A small personal take. I sat two seats away from him before he took the stage after Eric Topol, MD, and his off-stage comments to someone next to him made my skin crawl.
Can´t stand Chris Wallace. Ezekial is another Kervorkian, the democrats know full well ObamaCare is a disaster. Truthfully with all the hogwash from both parties, I don´t know what to believe. Except, that ObamaCare must go.
Liberals resort to shouting and talking over others when their selective version of "facts" are challenged. They refuse to confront the reality: ObamaCare is an unmitigated disaster that they cannot acknowledge.
When Rove pointed out a few of the blatant lies used to sell ObamaCare, he was ignored and "treated" to yet more lies and propaganda.
Democrats want to ignore the MANY failures of ObamaCare:
* Young people refused to buy health care policies they neither wanted nor needed in order to subsidize healthcare for the elderly.
* Health insurance providers decided to withdraw from the ObamaCare exchanges because they were losing so much money writing ObamaCare policies.
* Obama found it necessary to rewrite significant portions without Congressional involvement.
* Liberal supporters could not even get their website to work nor could they get most state´s to build and maintain their own marketplace.
Repeal the whole thing and start over just like Republicans recommended eight painful years ago.
Chris Wallace is a highly overrated newsman. For starters he is a leftist but he is cleaver enough to try to appear impartial. His attempts at this fail. Fox has a lot of talent on board. I do not understand why they keep Wallace around to do this Sunday show. I tape his show on Fox broadcast and then watch Maria Bartiromo live at the same time on Fox News. Apart from her slightly shrill voice she is smarter than Wallace, asks good questions and is not afraid to mix it up. She took on Adam Schiff a couple weeks ago and took him apart as well as Tucker Carlson could do. Fox has to replace Wallace if they want the ratings. He is just a disaster!
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