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Wolfson on Obama: “My Advice Would Not be to Attack Fox”

FNCWolfson_8.21.jpgThis morning on Fox & Friends, FNC political analyst and former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Howard Wolfson said Barack Obama does himself no favors attacking Fox News.

Steve Doocy was talking about the anti-Obama book by Jerome Corsi. Paraphrasing Obama, Doocy said the candidate was on the campaign trail saying, “Here’s this guy [Corsi], he’s making stuff up and he gets a lot of air play on Fox News.” Doocy asked Wolfson if it was good strategy to “take a shot at Fox News.”

Well, look, you know, I’m here because I believe that Fox has the largest audience, the largest cable audience in America and that a lot of Independents and persuadable Republicans are watching Fox. It’s important for progressives and Democrats to talk to that audience. My advice would not be to attack Fox. But Sen. obama hasn’t been taking my advice now for about 20 months.

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