But, Stephen Colbert noted on Friday, in the days following the election, Trump suddenly stopped caring. And so did Fox News:
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By Luke Darby
November 11, 2018
In the weeks leading up to last Tuesday’s elections, Donald Trump broke out his most reliable campaign tool: old-fashioned racism. Every chance he got, he harped on an approaching caravan of migrants trekking slowly north from Central America to apply for asylum in the U.S. Fox News, the network losing employees because of its conversion to full-on state propaganda machine, was a bullhorn for Trump, and the pair were like an ouroboros or a human centipede of anti-immigrant hysteria. The caravan is full of gang members (they claimed for no reason) and “Middle Easterners” (by which they mean “terrorists”) and leprosy. The message is, “They’re coming to kill you and give you biblical diseases.”