Judicial Watch's Tom Fitton and his oversized biceps brought a double dose of stupid to FOX Business' Lou Dobbs Tonight. The topic: impeachment, of course.
FITTON: Between Vindman and Fiona Hill, it's like listening to Democratic operatives spin the information. Solomon has the facts on his side on Ukraine. It goes to show that the experts that the President is suppose to be relying on as given to him by the deep state people like Hill and Colonel Vindman. They don't know what they shall talking about. Either they are ignorant or being mendacious in suggesting Ukraine wasn't working with the Obama-Clinton gang to target Trump. And it makes sense, because Ukrainians were distrustful of Trump because they didn't like him not wanting to go to war with Russia, and pretending it didn't happen — I don't understand it. It's either ignorant --
DOBBS: Or the other. I don't know that there is a lot of question about which it is. Fiona Hill actually saying that the Republicans were not acknowledging Russia was responsible for interfering with the U.S. presidential elections in 2016. That was never the issue, never the case, and the Republicans point out that she was absolutely dead wrong and the extent to which she pursued that untruth, was, I thought astonishing. Let's listen to Fiona Hill, the self-cast, at least, leading expert on Ukraine.
HILL: I have heard some of you on this committee appear to believe that Russia and its security services did not conduct a campaign against our country and perhaps somehow for some reason Ukraine did. This is a fictional narrative that is being perpetrated and propaganda by the Russian security services themselves. The unfortunate truth is that Russia is a foreign power that systematically attacked our Democratic institutions in 2016.
DOBBS: And your reaction: And by the way, the arrogance of that statement..
FITTON: Was that John Brennan or Fiona Hill? I can't tell the difference. No one is making the argument the Russians weren't playing around in our election. Certainly, they were playing around with Hillary Clinton. They spent a few hundred thousand on Facebook ads. That's pretty clear. No one proved it took place in a court of law. But no one knows if they were doing it to help Clinton or to help Trump. The dispute is, were the Russians in it to help Trump or were they in it to help Clinton? And It's the dossier people that were pushing the lie or the information without evidence that the Russians were in there to help Trump. I'm glad she is no longer in the White House.
DOBBS: I hope many of these people will ever again be in the White House. Vindman talking about Zelensky being asked about whether he was — whether Zelensky served in the military. He didn't know the answer to it, and he considers himself the leading expert, not Fiona Hill. But not to know that, even though apparently the Zelensky government offered him the role of defense minister? He should know.
FITTON: A well-read American citizen knows more about Ukraine and their corruption as it tied to the Clinton and Obama and the Trump issue than the two experts paid to advise the President. I don't know why Vindman is still at the White House.
DOBBS: It's difficult to understand, to comprehend what this President has had to put up with, the abject disloyalty and simple honor. You would think that a President should expect better.
FITTON: He was right to rely on Rudy Giuliani rather than on those two.
DOBBS: Well, he was.
They completely discredited themselves in the first sentence by citing John Solomon as a knowledgable reporter, especially after it became public that The Hill is now taking the unprecedented step of reviewing, editing and annotating all of Solomon's previous work. The Hill's editor-in-chief elaborated further:
"We wanted to apprise you of the steps we are taking regarding John Solomon’s opinion columns which were referenced in the impeachment inquiry. Because of our dedication to accurate non-partisan reporting and standards, we are reviewing, updating, annotating with any denials of witnesses, and when appropriate, correcting any opinion pieces referenced during the ongoing congressional inquiry. As previously stated, the views expressed by contributors are their own and not the views of The Hill."
Back to Idiot 1 and Idiot 2 -- Dobbs continues to bring his own special brand of old man stupidity to FOX Business, but Fitton is more insiduous. He tries to weave a tapestry of Deep State fanfic, somehow connecting Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama to long time non-partisan officials, such as Lt. Col. Vindman and Dr. Fiona Hill. To be clear - both of these highly respected and experts have worked for both Republican and Democratic administrations. Neither have ever been subjected to any insinuation of partisanship or "deep state" affiliation.
The icing on the cake - continuing to push the debunked (a million times over) false conspiracy theory that Ukraine was either helping Hillary Clinton, or that Russia was maybe not really trying to help Donald Trump. The stupidity these two feed their viewers is astonishing.