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Fox Pundits Outraged by Obama’s Mandatory Voting Comments, While Rupert Murdoch Agrees

Since last night, Fox News has covered President Obama‘s comments about mandatory voting with varying degrees of outrage. On Outnumbered earlier, some of the hosts agreed it sounds “authoritarian.” On Neil Cavuto‘s show today, Judge Andrew Napolitano called it a “totalitarian impulse” from the president.

It turns out, however, that Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch actually agrees with the president’s sentiment.

Murdoch is from Australia, where voting is actually mandatory, and he actually doesn’t think the president was wrong to toss it out as an idea:

He then acknowledged a point made by no one in particular:

You can watch some short clips below of how Fox covered Obama’s comments:

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