Wow. Hugh Hewitt stated on CNN that fact checking doesn’t matter. It seems it’s just about personality, not facts. This has to be seen to be believed. he tries to backpedal a few minutes later, but he has let the cat out of the bag.
HUGH HEWITT: But here’s the deal about fact checkers. Nick Kristof, a terrific columnist for “The New York Times,” tweeted out that Donald Trump said, in fact, in his hearing that he wanted a 45 percent tariff. Fact checking doesn’t matter in these things. What matters is personality, an aura and your command presence.
Later in the section:
ALISYN CAMEROTA: Fact checking doesn’t matter. We have to…
MICHAEL SMERCONISH: When somebody says the facts don’t matter, if someone says the facts don’t matter, I would suggest…
HUGH HEWITT: I didn’t say that. I said fact checkers don’t matter.
ALISYN CAMEROTA: You said fact checking doesn’t matter. Truer words during this election probably never spoken.