Fox & Friends Rips ‘Elitist’ Media Reactions to Trump Signing Bibles in Alabama
By now you may have seen or heard about President Donald Trump signing people’s Bibles in Alabama yesterday while he was down there to survey the tornado damage.
President Trump signed Bibles today while visiting Beauregard, Alabama —a community devastated by two deadly tornadoes. pic.twitter.com/dueCFABJMh
— Rachel Scott (@rachelvscott) March 8, 2019
President Trump is signing bibles for volunteers and survivors at a Baptist church in Alabama. pic.twitter.com/9b8VfyZiKF
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) March 8, 2019
The hosts of Fox & Friends bashed some of the media reactions this morning, including a piece on Elle titled “Trump Is Autographing Bibles Now So That’s a Wrap on Humanity, Right?” and this from ABC News’ Matthew Dowd:
I don’t know who it is a worse commentary on: Trump actually signing Bibles in Alabama, or the people asking him to sign a Bible. Lordy Moses.
— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) March 8, 2019
“The people there actually wanted him to do it,” Ed Henry said. “If a citizen asks you, and you’re trying to be nice, what is the president going to do to these people who have just been through this horrific tragedy and lost family members? ‘I’m not going to sign your Bible’?”
Emily Compagno said it shows “elitism coming out of the left where it’s mocking people of faith” and people in a devastated community.
Pete Hegseth said his new life goal is that “President Trump signs a Bible that I own.” He asked what’s wrong with Trump signing them in the first place, while Compagno said “those on the left shouldn’t be decrying how others view their bibles.”
You can watch above, via Fox News.
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