John Heilemann: ‘Sean Hannity and Fox News Are a Totally Corrupt Enterprise’
John Heilemann: ‘Sean Hannity and Fox News Are a Totally Corrupt Enterprise’ (Mediaite)
At the end of his program last night, Fox News’ Sean Hannity decided that Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore had met his 24-hour ultimatum to provide sufficient evidence and address the inconsistencies in his defense of the accusations of teen sex abuse made against him. In the wake of Moore’s open letter to him, the Fox News host said “we demanded, rightly, answers from Judge Moore, and he provided them to the specific questions we asked.” In the end, the Hannity stated that the voters of Alabama need to decide.
During a Deadline: White House panel discussion this afternoon, MSNBC analyst John Heilemann absolutely laid into both Hannity and Fox News over what he feels is obviously biased coverage given to accusations against liberals versus conservatives.
With the panel noting that it is likely that Fox News’ primetime coverage will be all over Sen. Al Franken for his alleged (D-MN) kissing and groping Leeann Tweeden in 2006, Heilemann had the following to say about both Fox and Hannity: