It’s a rare occasion when Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume chimes in from the peanut gallery, but when he does Hume delivers a clarity that few can match.
Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol, an avid Never-Trumper, posted a rather sanctimonious question on Twitter asking conservatives who are “rationalizing” Trump’s presidency if they know they are wrong.
Honest Q for conservatives who aren't just working with or around Trump, but rationalizing him: In your heart, don't you know you're wrong?
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) February 19, 2017
Hume replied to Kristol’s query by effecting noting that for Trump supporters, actions speak louder than words.
Actually Bill, some of us think there's more to the man than his outlandish comments, e.g. his cabinet, his regulatory moves, leg. agenda. https://t.co/6SMtq7dbSc
— Brit Hume (@brithume) February 19, 2017
The response prompted ABC News’ chief political analyst Matthew Dowd to pipe in, speaking of “values” as he asked if “words matter?”
— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) February 19, 2017
But social media users were quick to agree with Hume’s assessment… here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
— James Connor (@JimConn1951) February 19, 2017
— Billiam M (@Myrman71) February 19, 2017
— AmericanAbuelo (@ArtValenzuela9) February 19, 2017
@brithume A President finally taking on the media is worth something.
— William Belcher (@EdB_Ohio) February 19, 2017
@brithume I am not a fan of the bombast, etc. but very pleased with Gorsuch, Sessions, Mattis, DeVos picks
— HollisCabot (@HollyCabot) February 19, 2017
— JaneC (@Ziggyfan_1) February 19, 2017
— Meister Bud Paine (@MeisterBud) February 19, 2017
— Stewart Hanson (@Jaystew17) February 19, 2017
@brithume That’s why you’re so beloved, Brit. Please don’t go away. The media needs your voice to maintain some semblance of relevance.
— AJ Marchetta (@ajmarchetta) February 19, 2017
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