Ex-Fox News Analyst Goes Off on Network, Hannity: ‘Destructive Propaganda Machine’
Retired United States Army lieutenant colonel and former Fox News analyst Ralph Peters ripped Fox News as a “destructive propaganda machine.”
Speaking with Anderson Cooper on Wednesday, Peters noted that the network he was once proud to be associated with now does a “great deal of damage.”
He added: “With the rise of Donald Trump, Fox did become a destructive propaganda machine.”
Then after noting that the primetime hosts are “attacking the rule of order” and “the rule of law,” he insisted “they are doing it for ratings and profit…Knowingly in my view doing a grave, grave disserve to our country.”
Cooper then asked the self-avowed conservative if the Fox News hosts actually believed in the Deep State they so often rail about on their shows.
“I suspect Sean Hannity really believes it, the others are smarter, they know what they are doing.”
He then said after hearing their talk, “I wanted to cry out and say how can you do this? How can you lie to our country? How can you knowingly attack our Constitution, the bedrock of our system of government, the bedrock of our country..And when you go after the Constitution, you best beware because you are doing a phenomenal, indeed measurable damage.”
When Peters quit Fox News earlier this year with an explosive email calling it out for coverage of the Trump administration, the network fired back in a statement accusing the former analyst of attention seeking.
Watch above, via CNN.
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