'View' Impressed by Buttigieg Attacking Fox During Town Hall: 'Speaking Truth' to 'Nuts'

NewsBusters | 5/20/2019 | Staff
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Monday at The View, the hosts heaped praise on 2020 Democrat candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg for being one of the few Democrats who agreed to do a town hall on Fox News, this past Sunday. Co-host Joy Behar loved that Buttigieg attacked the right-leaning network at one point, and the other hosts commended the Democrat for trying to reach the other side.

After years of near-daily snarks from co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg mocking the network, it’s odd now to see the hosts suddenly realizing the network had some value.

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Playing the clip of Pete Buttigieg attacking hosts Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham for comments they’ve made, Whoopi Goldberg took a swipe at Fox: “Isn’t his job to plead the other side and make a news network do what they’re supposed to do and be a news network?” she asked.

Joy Behar claimed she was always for Democrats going on Fox News:

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Sunny Hostin agreed, bragging about how they engage with different viewpoints every day. Hostin didn’t mention that she and her peers tend to shut down or get angry at these same people,...
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