Fox News snuck in some biting screen captions Tuesday as news about the GOP healthcare bill implosion unfolded.
And yes, we do mean Fox News – the network that has generally avoided negative stories about Trump and escaped his fake news wrath so far.
During a “Fox News Alert” about the death of the GOP healthcare bill, the lower third of the screen featured some inconvenient memories from the Trump campaign trail.
Under the larger caption, “Senate to consider full Obamacare repeal,” Fox gave a helpful reminder of Trump’s hyperbolic campaign promise last year in Montana. Trump had said, “You’re going to be so sick and tired of winning.”
Last we checked, failing yet again on a major health care bill is not winning.
Fox wasn’t done yet.
Another devastating chyron followed hot on its heels, reminding us of the time when Trump said health care reform would be “so easy” while in Florida just before the election.
Here’s Trump making these claims with a huge smile on his face and a camo MAGA hat.
Two major health care reform overhauls (three if you count the Ted Cruz amendment) and a plan B option to just repeal the existing Affordable Care Act without a replacement later, this seems like anything but easy. Some might even say this seems hard.
Less brutally, but still with a hefty serving of shade, Fox News later captioned Trump speaking about health care with a pathetic rally cry, “Trump: Eventually we will get something done.”
Note the absence of a big smile (and MAGA hat).
Remember this was all on Fox News, not CNN or MSNBC. Even better.