Hillary: Fox News is ‘superb propaganda,’ ‘a wholly owned subsidiary of Trump’

Hillary: Fox News is ‘superb propaganda,’ ‘a wholly owned subsidiary of Trump’
National security face. Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi in 2015. CBS News video, YouTube

[Ed. – How come when Hillary attacks Fox it’s not a threat to the free press?]

Hillary Clinton tore into Fox News during a recent interview with The Guardian, calling the cable news network “a wholly owned subsidiary” of the Trump administration that peddles in propaganda.

In an interview with the British newspaper published Friday, the former secretary of state and twice-failed presidential candidate accused President Trump of being “quite a student of authoritarian regimes” who craves adulation and “dominance over any situation he finds himself in.”

Mrs. Clinton said Mr. Trump fits the description of authoritarian movements and leaders throughout history who worked to “destroy a common base of fact and evidence” and create an “alternative reality.”

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“One of the ways you do that is by consistently attacking the press,” she argued. “Now [Mr. Trump] doesn’t attack Fox News, because they’re like a wholly owned subsidiary of Trump and the Republican party now. So he attacks the press and the broadcast media that raise questions about him, that don’t give him fidelity and loyalty.

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