I take that Fox News annoucing early on that the House is in the hands of Progressives is their way of showing the world how far left the network has become besides being the first to make a call for the night. Of course, at the time that Fox made the call, the election polls in California had not closed yet.
Breitbart News by Joel B. Pollak
Fox News called the U.S. House of Representatives for the Democrats on Tuesday night just after 9:30 p.m. EST — with polls still open in California for nearly an hour and a half.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 7, 2018
No other network followed Fox News’ lead, with CNN and MSNBC preferring instead to track close races, largely east of the Mississippi River.
The decision prompted criticism from pundits and on social media:
So the media story of the night certainly seems to be the early Fox News call of the House for Dems. Seems wild to call it this early, pre-Calif. #Midterms2018
— Ben White (@morningmoneyben) November 7, 2018
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