Sean Hannity: The New York Times is trying to distract you. They say Trump tried to fire Mueller, but our sources aren’t confirming that!
Sean Hannity, minutes later: Alright, yeah, maybe our sources confirm Trump wanted to fire Mueller. But so what? That’s his right. Anywho… pic.twitter.com/yUIt7Un56d
— Matt Fuller (@MEPFuller) January 26, 2018
The New York Times reported last night that Donald Trump wanted to fire special counsel Robert
Trump: Fake news.
Fox News: Nothing to see here (while the story was breaking, they were talking about a meeting between Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan more than a decade ago).
Sean Hannity: Untrue. Later, OK, it’s true, but nothing to see here. (see video).
The daily question: Does anything Trump does harm him with “his base”? Or has tribalism taken us to a world in which facts don’t count?