After special counsel Robert Mueller exonerated President Donald Trump of Russian collusion, ratings for longtime Russian collusion delusion conspiracy theorist Rachel Maddow collapsed.
“Maddow’s audience has dipped on her two days back on the air since Attorney General William Barr reported that special counsel Robert Mueller had found no collusion between Trump and Russia’s efforts,” the Associated Press reported Wednesday. “Her audience of 2.5 million on Monday was 19 percent below her average this year, and it went down further to 2.3 million on Tuesday.”
Between Monday, March 18, and Monday, March 25, three days after the conclusion of Mueller’s investigation, the MSNBC conspiracy theorist reportedly lost 500,000 total viewers. Meanwhile, longtime Russia collusion delusion critic Sean Hannity’s Fox News’ program, “Hannity,” doubled Maddow’s Monday ratings, attracting more than four million viewers total versus her 2.5 million.
Overall, Hannity and his fellow hosts at Fox attracted more viewers throughout all of Monday than their conspiracy theory-peddling peers at MSNBC and CNN combined:
FNC’s piece of the pie is bigger than MSNBCNN combined. https://t.co/v1gEYW6g9y
— johnny dollar (@johnnydollar01) March 26, 2019
Speaking Wednesday evening about Maddow’s sad fate, Hannity argued that she deserves every bit of it for “[m]aking a fortune at the expense of her viewers” and “[f]illing their minds with pure fiction and creating a sense of any second now, we got him, we caught him.”
“Well now that the Mueller witch hunt is officially over and the truth has been laid bare for all to see, her nightly fake Trump Russia collusion theories may have made her a nationwide laughing stock.”
Her naive, low-information viewers should have seen this coming, he added.
“After all, Trump-Russia collusion is hardly a first venture into the land of tinfoil hat conspiracy theories,” he said, before playing a montage of Maddow touting outrageous conspiracy theories.
In one conspiracy theory spouted two years ago, the MSNBC host accused Trump of launching an air strike against Syria to distract from bad political news.
Hannity concluded his segment by asserting that she, her peers at MSNBC and her peers at CNN “should never be trusted again” given their shameless conspiracy theorizing.
While he didn’t mention it, they also shouldn’t be trusted because some of them, including Maddow, have chosen to double down on their unhinged conspiracy theories.
“Rachel Maddow, the left’s powerhouse on cable, won’t let the Mueller probe go,” The Washington Post reported Tuesday, adding that her new focus is on obstruction of justice.
Maddow is among the far-leftists who’ve latched onto the conspiracy theory that Attorney General Bill Barr isn’t telling the full truth about Mueller’s findings, which were that Trump never colluded with Russian operatives and that there isn’t enough evidence to claim obstruction of justice.
Following the conclusion of the special counsel’s investigation last Friday, the AG released a report Sunday announcing that he and Deputy Attorney General had, after reviewing the evidence for three weeks, concluded for themselves that the president didn’t, in fact, obstruct justice.
Far-left conspiracy theorists are now questioning this conclusion.
Rachel Maddow, the left’s powerhouse on cable, won’t let the Mueller probe go. – The Washington Post….Who in their right mind thought she would??? This my friends is insanity- doing the same thing over & over again expecting different result ? https://t.co/rZx00mdbOc
— Nise ??❤️??⚕️? (@nisegrimm93) March 27, 2019
“Whatever information [Barr] just received from Robert Mueller about the president’s behavior as it pertains to potential criminal obstruction of justice, Barr could have just passed that information on to [Congress] for them to decide what to do with it,” Maddow said Monday.
“But instead, somewhat inexplicably, he decided to take it upon himself to declare definitively, ‘Yeah, you know, I looked at all that stuff, and I can tell you there is no crime there, it’s fine.'”
“Where did this come from?” she reportedly added. “I mean, on what grounds are you saying that you have concluded there is no crime here?”
On the same grounds that then-FBI Director James Comey chose three years ago to not recommend charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? Except that Barr and Rosenstein are higher up the DOJ’s chain of command, meaning their decisions carry more legitimacy.
Yet interestingly, Maddow never complained or spun conspiracy theories about Comey’s widely panned decision to left Clinton off the hook for crimes that were more clear-cut than a crop circle.
This suggests that the MSNBC host isn’t as much of a conspiracy theorist as she is a partisan hack who’s willing to do and say anything to destroy her political enemies and, as Hannity noted Wednesday, earn “a fortune at the expense of her viewers.”
As of Thursday morning, Maddow’s Wednesday ratings still remained unclear. But now that she’s been exposed as a partisan hack, she shouldn’t be surprised if her ratings fall even further.
— THE VEGAS REPORT ? ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@BlinnBradford) March 27, 2019
Give it up Madcow! You have lied to the people and your numbers seem to reflect. Report the news or continue to be reduced to nothing. Pretty sorry excuse for a human being if you ask me!
— Jim Siebert (@kayaker35) March 27, 2019
Rachel u lied to me for two years! For two years i watched your show every night and you were lying.
— Ramses (@1realye) March 26, 2019
Now you should know why Trump called it fake news because it was. These Journalist that reported Collusion all the time claiming proof,lied to you and me They can not be trusted.They never showed us anything.All I ask is that information be confirmed and verified before reported
— Jacck#1 (@RandyHatcher8) March 26, 2019
Give it up Rachel.Even your audience has figured out you lied to them for two years. If I tuned in to you every night. I’d be pissed off at the way you treated me. It amazes me the contempt you had for people that trusted you.
— FD The Grinder (@FallingdownAl) March 26, 2019
If there’s no collusion, no crime, how can there be obstruction of a crime that didn’t happen? Give it up already. By by MSNBC. You lied to me for 2 years
— Howard Konikoff (@KoniHowie) March 26, 2019
Sucks to be you, Rachel Maddow.
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