Chris Wallace Sat There Like Potted Plant as Buttigieg Ripped Into Fox News Primetime Hosts

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 5/20/2019 | Mary Chastain
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Fox News host Chris Wallace moderated a town hall with Democrat presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday night.

One part caught people’s attention because despite appearing on the network, Buttigieg went after two popular opinion hosts and received no pushback from Wallace.

Breitbart

From Breitbart:

During Sunday’s New Hampshire town hall, Mean Little Mayor Pete trashed Wallace’s Fox News colleagues — two of the network’s biggest stars (Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham ) directly to Wallace’s face and Wallace said nothing in their defense:

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You know, a lot of folks in my Party were critical of me for even going this with Fox News … and I get that, especially when you see what’s going on with some of the opinion hoists on this network. I mean, you got Tucker Carlson saying immigrants make America dirty; when you’ve got Laura Ingraham comparing detention centers with children in cages to summer camps — summer camps….

Then Buttigieg went on to trash the entire network when he said, “There is a reason why anybody has to swallow hard and think twice before participating in this media ecosystem.”

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Buttigieg tried to save face by differentiating between the network and viewers:

Still, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., said he thinks that many people who tune in to the network are doing so in good faith and that he wants to be willing to meet voters wherever they are.

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“There are a lot of Americans who my party can’t blame if they are ignoring our message, because they will never hear it if we don’t go on [Fox] and talk about it,” Buttigieg said Sunday.

My problem with this lies with Wallace since he said, “All right mayor, we got to take a break here.”

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After the break, Wallace did not stick up for his colleagues. As a moderator, I didn’t expect...
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