November 16, 2022

Fox News' Harris Faulkner and Clay Travis mocked a photo of John Fetterman and his wife, Gisele Barreto Fetterman, claiming she's a media hog who most likely will be named the new Senator because her husband is unfit.

Sore losers (and racist, too) to the bitter end.

A smarmy tactic by Fox News is to take a couple of tweets and claim they are major league issues. With a heavy dose of "some people say" strawman waving:

"Critics are going after John Fetterman's wife. Many were quick to point out her husband is partially cropped out and accused Mrs. Fetterman of using it for her own 15 minutes of fame," Faulkner said. "She wanted it so badly for herself. The first day for Senator-elect Gisele Fetterman, and why is she even there?"

On-screen Fox News posted a few tweets mocking the photo.

Clay came in and made a joke about her good looks, then attacked her and her Senator-elect husband.

"He is not able to do the job, Harris. The reality here is that it does feel as if basically Pennsylvania has elected his wife, and she certainly is furthering that idea with these photos," Clay said.

"Maybe he will step down, and the new Democrat governor-elect (Josh Shapiro) will appoint her when her husband can't do the job," he said. "I can't believe we are in a situation where Fetterman got elected."

How awful of these two. Fetterman is recovering from his stroke nicely, and there is every indication he will be a successful US Senator. And ALL families are invited to Capitol Hill when the new class arrives.

That's a far different take Fox News took on Ron DeSantis' wife after he was re-elected.

Here's a feature article on the Fox News website: Who is Casey DeSantis? Get to know the First Lady of Florida

It was as puffy a puff piece as you would expect.

Fox News also praised the fact that Casey DeSantis had cancer, recovered, and then campaigned for her husband, while they vociferously attacked John Fetterman for having and surviving a stroke.

Instead of writing an informative article about Gisele, who, as a migrant from Brazil, worked hard and is now living the American dream. Or how she helped her husband win the election against Dr. Oz after his stroke four days before the primary.

Instead, they attacked her without any provocation.

As Aaron Ruper says, "it is unspeakably pathetic."

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