Home Promotion The promotion of Jeanine Pirro says a lot about Fox’s reckless future. Advertisers should take note of this before it is too late.

The promotion of Jeanine Pirro says a lot about Fox’s reckless future. Advertisers should take note of this before it is too late.

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Fox News has announced that electoral conspiracy theorist, COVID-19 bigot, and bigot Jeanine Pirro will be the new co-host of the network’s popular show on weekdays at 5 p.m. The five.

The promotion follows news that longtime Fox personality Jesse Watters will take over at 7 p.m. as permanent host of Jesse Watters Primetime, leaving his weekend show Watters’ world. Pirro will also drop its weekend show, which will air on Saturdays at 9 p.m., and “new weekend lineup” will be “announced at a later date.” The press release on Pirro also said that network contributors Jessica Tarlov, Harold Ford Jr. and Geraldo Rivera will be The fivethe rotating liberal co-hosts of.

Pirro’s story of staring in some of the network’s most despicable and unethical scandals creates a quagmire for advertisers who mistakenly thought The five was a safe haven on the network. Big companies like Liberty Mutual, General Motors, Ford, Progressive, Kraft Heinz and others will now have to navigate the impossible task of avoiding the landmines of conspiracy theories and bigotry that Pirro will no doubt bring on time. , if history is a guide.

Pirro has been named alongside Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and others in two billion dollar lawsuits filed by voting systems companies Smartmatic and Dominion after she and her colleagues waged a smear campaign against corporations in an attempt to support Donald Trump’s false claims that he won the 2020 presidential election.

While Dobbs was unceremoniously fired in a panicked Fox effort to save face after the lawsuits were filed, less than a year later, the network is rewarding Pirro for pushing many of the same talking points. Here are some of the lies she pushed about the election: