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Trump nabs hours of free airtime on Fox as he stages his comeback tour

On Thursday and Friday, Trump was on three different Fox News shows and two right-leaning radio shows (one of which is hosted by Fox News’ Mark Levin). In total, he racked up approximately four hours of free airtime, which in turn produced an “echo” since the outlets repeat his talking points without much fact checking.

In one notable segment Friday, Trump appeared with Fox’s Dr. Marc Siegel, who gave the president a bizarre medical assessment.

“It sounded like something … that you would see an authoritarian do on a state-run television network out in some other country,” remarked CNN’s Senior

Back from Covid, Trump pins hopes on a hectic comeback tour

But instead of offering an empathetic message to the millions affected by the virus as aides wanted, the president, who is 74, has largely focused on his ability to spring back and restart the economy.

“Under my leadership, we are delivering a safe vaccine and a rapid recovery,” Trump pledged. “If you vote for me, prosperity will surge, normal life will fully resume, and next year will be one of the greatest years in the history of our country.”

Trump claimed Biden would “terminate our recovery, delay the vaccine, prolong the pandemic, and annihilate Pennsylvania’s economy with a draconian unscientific