NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
Fox News contributor Joe Concha weighs in on a district court judge throwing out five media libel lawsuits by former Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann on “Hannity.”
JOE CONCHA: But you’re right, given the precedent here, what we saw with “The Washington Post” and “CNN” settling out of court for, remember those are $250M lawsuits against those organizations, it’s interesting that this judge who was appointed by Jimmy Carter, by the way, clearly on the back nine at this point, decides to throw these suits out. And you think about the way “The New York Times” or “Rolling Stone” or these other outlets reported on Sandmann, painting him as the, basically the face of teenage racism. You know, it was no different than the way “CNN” or “The Washington Post” did, and it’s hard not to see this ruling as anything other than politically motivated because “CNN” or “The Washington Post,” you know, they have plenty of legal resources, and they knew that it was in their best interest to settle because they’re on the losing side of this argument,” based on what you mentioned before, the video evidence that anybody could see at home.
WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW BELOW: