While CNN keeps Chris Cuomo and Jeffrey Toobin on its payroll, the network’s White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, has trashed the more right-leaning Fox News for being a “bulls*** factory.”
Speaking with Mediaite’s “The Interview,” Acosta said that Fox News has upped covering “cockamamie made-up nonsense” since the 2020 election, seemingly ignoring the fact that his network just offered an apology platform to a man who was caught masturbating during a work Zoom call. According to Acosta, Fox News reverted back to its “Trumpian” roots after taking a dip in ratings following the 2020 election.
“What they’ve decided to do since then is double down on being what I call the bulls*** factory,” Acosta said. “They churn out segments that gin up outrage that they know is going to piss off their viewers and so on. Even if it’s cockamamie made-up nonsense. And they do it for the simple reason of attracting viewers, and ginning up the ratings.”
Acosta, whose network employs