It’s Carnage Out There for Fox News

It’s carnage out there for Fox News. – Since the moment Fox News decided to issue a premature call of Arizona for China Joe Potato Head Biden on Election Night, the cable news channel has seen its ratings take a massive slide. As Daily Wire reports, “Between the dates of November 2nd and November 11th, viewership dropped by 40% for Neil Cavuto, 40% for Bret Baier — who hosted one of the presidential debates between Trump and Biden — 40% for Martha MacCallum, 36% for Laura Ingraham, 33% for Sean Hannity, and 29% for Tucker Carlson.”

Yes, Fox remains the #1-ranked cable news channel, but that’s only because CNN and MSNBC have voluntarily discarded most of their own audiences over the past decade in order to promote the political agenda of the radical left, i.e., the Democrat Party. And let’s face it: When your flagship hard evening news report hosted by Bret Baier bleeds 40% of its viewership in a little over a week, and your  biggest prime time star is down by almost 30%, you have a problem.

It’s a problem that has many of the remaining hands at Fox worried, according to former anchor of “The Five” Eric Bolling. Bolling told Daily Wire that his conversations with his friends at Fox convinces him that there is a great deal of fear haunting the fake news channel’s halls these days:

“Here’s what happened guys, let’s be honest with you… on November 3rd — Fox declared Biden the winner in Arizona. MAGA-world went ballistic, they said ‘I’m not watching Fox News,’ they switched over and they looked and they found Newsmax,” Bolling said.

Bolling then sparked rapturous applause among the TPUSA event attendees when he said that “Fox lost about 40% of their audience. 40%. That’s a big number.” In recent weeks, Fox has disputed such claims, pointing out that while some programs have dropped a third of their viewers since election night, they still still atop the cable news ratings.

“I have friends still there that say they are very, very nervous about it, they’re sucking wind on it and they don’t know how to turn it around.”

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The truth about Fox is that they did it to themselves. I personally think the channel’s inevitable decline started with the decision to bring Paul Ryan onto its board of directors. The inevitable anti-Trump tilt he has brought to the operation is palpable, especially in Fox’s daytime programming. In the midst of its record ratings of the past five years, Fox’s management lost sight of what was driving those ratings.

The hiring of old Clinton hack Donna Brazile – who got caught feeding Hillary Clinton debate questions during the 2016 campaign – as a paid contributor in 2019 – a decision no doubt driven and approved by Ryan – only served to exacerbate the situation and ensure the channel’s inevitable decline. During 2020, Neil Cavuto and other daytime hosts embarked on a decidedly leftward tilt to the conduct of their shows, and the previously stellar “The Five” became increasingly unwatchable due to the radicalization of Juan Williams. Top that all off with Chris Wallace’s doing a tag team on President Trump with Joe Biden as he “moderated” the first presidential debate, and you have the makings of a mass audience exodus.

Trump supporters had been looking for the first excuse to jump ship over to OANN or Newsmax, and the absurdly premature call of Arizona on Election Night – a call made while some Arizonans still stood in lines waiting to vote – triggered the exodus. And now, Bolling’s friends at the network are all worried about their future and have no idea how to fix the problem.

Well, it’s a problem that can’t be fixed. That’s the deal: Fox News management intentionally and with malice aforethought made a series of programming decisions that were consciously designed to divorce the channel from the Trump support base. That is reality and it is obvious to anyone paying any attention at all.

That divorce is now final and there will be no reconciliation – this is not some Hallmark holiday movie with a happy ending.

That is all.

Today’s news moves at a faster pace than ever before. Whatfinger.com is the only real conservative alternative to Drudge. It’s the tool I use to help keep up with all the day’s events, and it should be your tool, too.

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John

Fox will continue their decline and more and more of their top conservative talent will jump ship to Newsmax and OANN. GOOD RIDDANCE FOX NEWS TRAITORS!

Just Me

The decline has been ongoing for months. I no longer tune in to anything on Fox News. I can get that tripe from any of the lame stream fake news outlets if I want it; which I don’t.

brian

It gets better… So lamestream media is pushing the deporables further and faster. They’re saying that the deplorables are merely having a hissy fit. a tantrum. lol.

These people are so incredibly stupid it boggles the mind.

posted 10:02 pst

Rick

Anyone who thinks we don’t make a difference just needs to pay attention to what happened to FOX. We the people united can make change. Hang in there and continue the fight.

brian

Couldn’t agree more Rick. We need to ALL hit them where it counts… in the bank acct.

Buy local or direct from the suppliers. Write the suppliers an email stating you will only buy from them because you support local patriot suppliers.

STOP buying from Scamazon, Wallies, Costco, anything Hollywierd, ‘woke’ corporations like nikie, starbucks, disney, and everything from china. Look at the labels, from china, then either do without or look for a nationally produced product.

Yes it takes some effort and yes it costs a little more. The result is you’ll be supporting your OWN economy, getting a better made product and not financing your demise. You’ll also be surprised at the ‘things’ you can do without too…

Its a war… stop financing the enemy

Dwayne

Brian, this is a nice thought but unfortunately you cannot totally avoid everything. You would have to give up your vehicle, most clothing, and everything electronic. You cannot build a house with 100% American made products unless you are living off the grid and have the property/resources to build and live that way. Other than some clothing and food, there is little to nothing made 100% in this country anymore. Even a lot of the food that is made/grown here is owned by foreign companies. The American public is basically too lazy to stand up and force the changes that are necessary. I do not know what it would take for us as a country to wake up and clean out all of the politicians and replace them with people that truly want and are willing to work for what is best for the country. I truly do not see it happening in my lifetime.

Q-D'Etat

I don’t trust Newsmax: they’re pro-vaccine, shills for Big Pharma. I wrote them off a long time ago.

They were also very pro-statin, as I remember, and now it LOOKS like statins cause type 2 diabetes, which is a protein misfolding disease (some call it proteopathy.) Biggest scam in medical history, statins, until COVID-19.

There are some good people there, but I can’t trust them as a whole. We once trusted Fox, too.

Q-D'Etat

As for Donna Brazile – her tweet:

“#MadameSpeaker today
#PresidentPelosi Shortly thereafter
#MLKWeekend is underway

Keep hope alive!”

1:35 pm January 18, 2019

Donna was a little behind on the news, because the dude was already in custody and the operation was killed:

“Taheb’s alleged attack on the White House was supposed to take place around Thursday and involve various explosives and firearms…”

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattvespa/2019/01/17/busted-georgia-man-arrested-for-plotting-rocket-attack-against-trump-white-house-n2539169

“Jan. 17, 2019, 12:11 PM EST / Updated Jan. 17, 2019, 7:04 PM EST
By Jonathan Allen, Allan Smith and Dartunorro Clark
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was canceling Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s previously undisclosed trip to war-torn Afghanistan, telling the woman second in line to the presidency that she can’t use a military jet but is welcome to fly commercially if she wants.

A U.S. Air Force bus loaded with lawmakers, including Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., Elaine Luria, D-Va., and Mark Takano, D-Calif., held in place near the Capitol and returned to the building to let passengers off about 3 p.m. Thursday.”

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/pelosi-jabs-trump-maybe-he-thinks-it-s-ok-not-n959841

Reports that Adam Schiff turned the plane into a SCIF have been noted; please note the timelines for all of these, as they are all in the same general proximity. Sloppy, actually.

My estimate is that Taheb was like one of the 19 “hijackers” on 9/11, or in the case of the death of Ron Brown (not by the crash, but by a lead ventilating system.) Taheb would be the patsy/cover for the CIA (or other) cleanup crew, maybe by certain military officials in the Whitehouse who could order the Marines to open fire. The plan was to similarly “Ron Brown” President Trump and VP Pence’s in order to make Pelosi President on the Schiff-mobile, to be sworn in at Brussels.

So now you know why they didn’t fly: someone alerted the Whitehouse to the imminent danger, and the FBI/DOJ couldn’t cover their asses enough as they usually do in cases where they have a Mueller or a Reno or a Holder helping run the op.

It is and was telling that Fox hired someone who appeared to be privy to the conspiracy.

And by the way, the real “Q” urinated all over me in one of their posts, which makes me wonder if “Q” wasn’t in on the plot from the start – they (“Q”) claimed I was CIA and defenseless when the time came. “Q” was merely a psyops, and even fooled the President. I take it that “Q” wanted a reason to run a military dictatorship, with certain Whitehouse generals and Intel officials running our devastated country. (That’s my guess, medium-high probability.)

rooster8894

Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch, Fox and Friends is ok and I do miss Krauthammer. Other than that ,just the weather

Q-D'Etat

Maybe Tucker Carlson will take the reigns from Rush Limbaugh – but he already has one betrayal to his name, and that might not work. Hannity is a fluffer, and is unworthy.

As Dave said – with my additional comment: Cavuto is a foolish little wuss, who is as narcissistic as they come, a person who enjoys the sound of his own voice and the smell of his own odors.

“Judge” Napolitano? Hah. As fickle as the wind, and mentally unstable – bitter and vain.

As for those who have stood up for the President: they can retire easily or they can join other venues, but they should leave the channel with extreme haste, depending upon whether or not the President prevails. Should Biden become “president,” they should all walk out on the same day, and never look back.

See the advertisers run! Run, advertisers, run! See them chase shiny objects and toy balls! Run, advertisers, because your channel is a betrayer!

Americans are a forgiving people- spiritually – but we’re not going to give our attention, time nor treasure to traitors. Bye, Fox! Bye, Paul Ryan! Cowards and Quislings.

Q-D'Etat

Dear Mr. President,

I’m sending this to you, and also to a lot of other people;
it is a prayer and a promise:

Dear Lord, we pray that you keep the President in office,
as You have promised so many of your prophets; we pray
that You will undermine the underminers, the liars and
deceivers and thieves who make promises but don’t keep
them: we pray that even these will come to know You,
and that those who claim to know You will be exposed
for the liars they are, and deliver us from their evil;
we pray that these rebels – who practice a form of
witchcraft, as rebellion is compared to in Scripture –
will be dealt that which they deal if they refuse to
repent and refuse to seek Your Truth. A nation judges
itself, and when it allows itself to be overtaken by liars
and thieves, it is on the nation’s people because they
tolerated injustice and corruption,
amen

Please tell Newt Gingrich that I am not planning to
vote in federal elections in 2022, unless there is another
party other than the two corrupted institutions we
have; tell Vice President Pence that I will never vote
for him – neither in 2024 or ever, because he is weak
and insignificant if he does not stand up in the way he
needs to stand up against rebels who have corrupted
our nation. I will vote in local elections, but not federal,
and I will only vote if there are candidates who love the
Lord and tell the Truth and eschew evil and oppose the
slaughter of the innocent, and honor our Constitution
as it is written.

Rando

Fox & Friends in the morning is pretty-much the only watchable show on Fox any more. At least they keep things pretty light and stay off the left wing band wagon.
(Besides…Ainsley’s pretty nice to look at)

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