Ever since election night 2020 there has been controversy about Fox News’ decision to call the state of Arizona for Joe Biden, in spite fo the fact that many of the votes weren’t in and no other network had yet called the state.
But according to the new book “Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency,” the person responsible for the notorious call was none other than Rupert Murdoch, the owner of Fox News himself.
As The Hill reports:
In the book “Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency,” Rupert Murdoch told his son Lachlan Murdoch, the CEO of Fox Corp., to project Biden as the winner of Arizona, Insider reported.
“Lachlan got his father on the phone to ask if he wanted to make the early call. His father, with signature grunt, assented, adding, ‘F— him,’ ” Wolff wrote in the forthcoming book, a copy of which was obtained by Insider.