December 25, 2022

The day after the midterm elections, when it was clear there had been no red wave, much less a tsunami, Sean Hannity took to his prime time show on Fox News and declared, “I can’t say for sure where the rumors of the red tsunami started because polls in almost every key race were within the margin of error.”

Fortunately, The Washington Post reminded him and everyone else that the calls came from inside his house.

For example, fellow prime time host Laura Ingraham predicted a “red wave rising” as a large graphic depicted a large red wave about to wash over the Capitol building; Jesse Watters bet a thousand dollars that the red wave would wash the U.S. Senate into Republican hands (Democrats actually gained a seat and increased their majority); and Fox & Friends cohost Steve Doocy validated his colleague’s predictions of a red wave “because now even the mainstream media is catching up.”

Doocy was sitting next to cohost and Hannity’s gal pal, Ainsley Earhardt when he said that.

Sure, it’s possible Hannity developed a serious case of amnesia or maybe he knew nothing about what was being said on his own network.

But it’s much more likely he was lying. Again.


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