Kellyanne Conway Issues 'Challenge' To Fox News Viewers About 'Truth'—And It's Gaslighting 101
America's foremost authority on "alternative facts"—Kellyanne Conway—now fancies herself an arbiter of truth, because the American political landscape wasn't already absurd enough.
The former Trump advisor who once went on national television lamenting and scolding about the "Bowling Green massacre"—a thing which absolutely did not happen—is now lecturing the news media on telling the truth.
Conway seems to be preparing to appeal to the segment of the Republican base who are not a fan of former Republican President Donald Trump, if her recent Fox News comments are any indication.
Perhaps she's been hired by Republican heir-apparent Florida Governor Ron DeSantis or something?
See her diatribe in the video below.
\u201cKellyanne asks a Fox audience: How many times have you been lied to by the people whose job it is to tell you the truth in the media all in the service of getting the president.\u201d— Acyn (@Acyn) 1677724749
Conway spun her nonsense during an appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show in which she and Hannity discussed the "lying corrupt media mob."
She told Hannity's viewers:
“I want to challenge people watching tonight who don’t wear red hats, don’t consider themselves MAGA, don’t consider themselves very strong political people."
"I want you to ask yourself how many times you’ve been lied to, not just by this government, but how many times you were lied to by the people whose job it is to tell you the truth in the media."
"All in the service of ‘getting’ the president. Trump derangement syndrome is real."
But didn't the entire Trump-affiliated Republican base abandon Fox News when they admitted Democratic President Joe Biden won the 2020 election?
As you might guess, people on Twitter weren't big fans of Conway's lecture.
\u201c@Acyn This from the woman who coined the phrase \u201cAlternative Facts\u201d. \ud83d\ude44Please.\u201d— Acyn (@Acyn) 1677724749
\u201c@Acyn This is a level so far above gaslighting it\u2019s gotta be its own category. She\u2019s literally saying this to a talking head who knew his network was putting people on the air they knew were telling lies. There is no longer a modicum of shame in politics\u201d— Acyn (@Acyn) 1677724749
\u201c@Acyn There is nothing you can say or do to confront MAGA gaslighting that won\u2019t be met with more MAGA gaslighting\n\nNothing. That\u2019s the loop we\u2019re in. \n\nThey will do and say anything. And there is nothing you can do or say to do anything about it. \n\nThat is the MAGA gaslighting paradox\u201d— Acyn (@Acyn) 1677724749
\u201c@Acyn Oh good lord..this is gaslighting and hypocrisy on a massive scale !\u201d— Acyn (@Acyn) 1677724749
\u201c@Acyn The hypocrisy and gaslighting is strong with this one. Maybe someone should sit @KellyannePolls down with the owner of Fox so they can have a little chat about gaslighting. https://t.co/RqpAOVMglq\u201d— Acyn (@Acyn) 1677724749
Conway's comments are extra ironic since Fox News is presently in the midst of legal fisticuffs over a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems pertaining to its propagation of lies about the 2020 election.
And as part of that lawsuit, it was revealed Hannity was among those who never believed the lies about a stolen election and called those who did "f*cking lunatics."
What was that about "truth" again?