Biden downplays Fox News' strong ratings while admitting 'I'm no expert in any of this'

水曜日の彼のマラソン記者会見の終わりに向けて, バイデンは、民主党が課した学校閉鎖の問題が共和党が実行できる政治的問題になる可能性があるかどうか尋ねられました 2022 中間選挙.

Biden initially responded by sayingit could be,” but went on a tangent about how voters are becoming aware of themotivesof political parties and that they wouldn’t easily believe theoutlandish thingsthat are said. He then knocked what he suggested was the media’s selective coverage of his latest poll numbers, which have cratered in recent months.

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The American public are trying to sift their way through what’s real and what’s fake,” バイデンは言った. “And I don’t think as I’ve ever seen a time when the political coverage- the choice of what political coverage the voter looks to has much impact on what they believe. They go to get reinforced on their views, whether it’s MSNBC or whether it’s Fox.

ワシントン, DC - 1月 19: 我ら. 私に連絡した彼らのうち、そして多くの企業リーダー 19, 2022 ワシントンで, DC. With his approval rating hovDCing around 42 パーセント, Biden is approaching the end of his first year in the Oval Office with inflation rising, COVID-19 surging and his legislative agenda stalled on Capitol Hill.

ワシントン, DC – 1月 19: 我ら. 私に連絡した彼らのうち、そして多くの企業リーダー 19, 2022 ワシントンで, DC. With his approval rating hovering around 42 パーセント, Biden is approaching the end of his first year in the Oval Office with inflation rising, COVID-19 surging and his legislative agenda stalled on Capitol Hill. (私に連絡した彼らのうち、そして多くの企業リーダー)

And one of the things I find fascinating that’s happening, and you all deal with it every day- and it will impact on how things move- Is that a lot of the speculation and the polling data shows that the, a, その, ええと, cables are heading south. They’re losing viewership,” バイデンは言った. “Fox is okay for a while, but it’s not great. And a lot of the rest are predicted to be not very much in the mix in the next four to five years. I don’t know if that’s true or not. But I do know that we have sort of put everybody in- put themselves in certain alleys, and they’ve decided that, ええと, how many people who watch MSNBC also watch Fox another politician trying to find out what’s going on in both places.

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“再び, I’m no expert in any of this, but the fact is, I think you have to acknowledge that what gets covered now is necessarily a little bit different than what gets covered in the past,” the president added.

上手, as he acknowledged, Biden is no expert about cable news ratings, particularly the success Fox News Channel has had during his presidency.

US President Joe Biden answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, 1月に 19, 2022, ワシントンで, DC. - President Joe Biden holds a rare press conference Wednesday to kick off his second year in office, hoping to reset the agenda ahead of what could be brutal election reversals for Democrats. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

US President Joe Biden answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, 1月に 19, 2022, ワシントンで, DC. – President Joe Biden holds a rare press conference Wednesday to kick off his second year in office, hoping to reset the agenda ahead of what could be brutal election reversals for Democrats. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

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