November 9, 2017

What a difference a Tuesday makes.

After the smashing Republicans took in the Virginia elections (also the rest of the country by the way) Laura Ingraham took to her new Fox show to suggest that the Republican Party show their softer side. No, really. Fox News Insider:

"I think they've gone about as far as they can go with the politics of anger," Ingraham said.

She explained that Republicans want to see a happier, calmer electorate for the 2018 midterms.

"The president and GOP, however, they must work together and they've got to start racking up legislative victories to show voters - even those who usually don't vote for Republicans - that conservative, populist policies are improving their lives," Ingraham said.

By taking away their health insurance?
Raising their taxes?
Preventing them from getting reproductive care?
Poisoning the earth?

Or just embarrassing them to death?

Ingraham occasionally gets points for calling out Trump on one thing or another, but this soothing message of peace and positivity (yeah) comes from a person who would have no career in media at all without Clinton hate and vicious anti-immigrant rhetoric. Just looking her up at C&L alone yields plenty:

2010: Ingraham Plays the Victim Card While Bashing Muslims

2012: Ingraham Points To Southern Strategy [And you know what that means] For Reforming Republican Party

2013: Laura Ingraham Plays Gunfire Sounds During John Lewis' Washington March Speech

Ingraham: Emergency Contraception Is 'A Good Deal For Pedophiles' And Child Rapists

2014: Laura Ingraham: 'Wall Off Detroit' To Fence In The Immigrants

Ingraham: Put A Body Camera On President Obama

And then there's this: Ingraham "...blamed Obama for the single case of Ebola diagnosed here in the U.S. Calling for a travel ban to Sierra Leone, Ingraham said Obama allows them to continue because of his 'familial connection with Africa.'"

PS It's adorable that Fox News Insider says "Republicans want to see a happier, calmer electorate for the 2018 midterms." As if they pick their own voters -- oh wait -- nevermind --
they do. #gerrymandering

And if the Fox News Bubble residents stick to Laura Ingraham, they'll be as angry or calm as she wants them to be today.

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