MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan slammed the “very actual wake of destruction” that Rupert Murdoch is abandoning because the billionaire media baron prepares to step down as Fox Corp. and Information Corp. chair.
“It’s troublesome to sum up Murdoch’s unremittingly poisonous and pernicious file, to encapsulate the sheer energy of Murdoch to do harm to our politics, our media, our world,” Hasan wrote in an essay revealed on the MSNBC web site on Sunday, an tailored model of a monologue he gave on his present in April
“Three of probably the most damaging occasions of my lifetime — the Iraq Conflict, the Brexit vote and the rise of Trump and his huge lie — merely couldn’t have occurred with out Rupert Murdoch,” he added.
On Trump, Hasan defined how Fox “laid the groundwork” for his 2016 victory after which “basically grew to become his propaganda arm” as soon as he was within the White Home.
After Trump’s 2020 loss, Hasan famous how Fox and Murdoch “had a second of alternative to interrupt with Trump” however lamentably didn’t.