That time Donald Trump demanded the FCC fine Fox News for vulgarity

“He should pay a price for insulting the American public in this manner.”

Written by JPat Brown
Edited by Michael Morisy

Ah, what a difference a year makes.

Last September, following a particularly heated Republican primary debate, Fox News commentator Rich Lowry described then-nominee Donald Trump as having been, shall we say, gelded by another candidate.

Trump was not happy, and called on the FCC to fine Lowry.

As complaints released show, Trump supporters heeded that call.

At least one appeared to be part of a larger organized campaign …

while a few others went to pretty admirable lengths to avoid actually using any of the untoward language being referenced.

And finally, there’s this noble sentiment …

Again, what a difference a year makes.

Read the full complaints embedded below or on the request page.


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