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Hunter Biden Plans to Sue Fox News for Defamation

For Hunter Biden and the rest of his family, it is easier to attack and deny rather than own up to their crimes and disgraceful behavior.

Hunter Biden’s legal eagles are squawking loudly, ready to swoop down on Fox News with a lawsuit that smells more like a desperate attempt to silence critics than a quest for justice. According to reports, Hunter’s attorneys are accusing Fox of “unlicensed commercial exploitation” of his image and a slew of other charges including defamation and spreading disinformation. This is a clear signal of the Biden camp’s discomfort with scrutiny.

Hunter Biden’s lawyer, Mark Geragos, claims that for five years, Fox News has turned Hunter into a caricature for the sake of ratings and financial gain. This looming lawsuit supposedly unveils a “conspiracy of disinformation,” fueled by Fox and its associates. But let’s call it what it really is: another chapter in the Bidens’ ongoing saga to deflect from their own controversies by playing the victim card.

Fox News, like any other media outlet, has the right to investigative journalism, and Hunter Biden, given his controversial business dealings and public missteps, is a figure of legitimate public interest. The accusation that Fox News exploited Hunter’s “hacked intimate images” during a so-called “mock trial” series is a dramatic overreach. This is the same network that the Biden team accuses of manipulating facts, yet they fail to recognize their own manipulation of the narrative.

It’s peculiar, isn’t it? That the Biden crime family would rail against a news network for covering the dubious dealings and lifestyle choices of one of their own. Hunter’s legal threats come at a convenient time as he faces his own legal troubles, including charges related to a firearm purchase and unpaid taxes. It seems the Biden strategy is to create a smokescreen of litigation to obscure the real issues at hand.

Fox News has yet to buckle under the pressure, and rightly so. If the Bidens are hoping to cow the network into silence, they might be disappointed. The American public deserves a media that can investigate, question, and report without fear of intimidation or legal retribution.

In the grand tapestry of American politics and media, this lawsuit could set a dangerous precedent if it were to succeed, one where public figures can muzzle the press simply because they dislike the coverage. That’s not just an attack on Fox News; it’s an assault on the free press itself. As we edge closer to another election, the stakes are high, and the need for an unfettered press has never been more critical.

If the Bidens are worried about their image, perhaps they should focus on transparency and accountability rather than threatening lawsuits. After all, in the court of public opinion, credibility is earned, not litigated.

Robert Chernin

Robert Chernin

Robert B. Chernin has brought his years of political consulting and commentary back to radio. As a longtime entrepreneur, business leader, fundraiser and political confidant, Robert has a unique perspective with insights not heard anyway else. Robert has consulted on federal and statewide campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, senatorial, and presidential level. He served in leadership roles in the presidential campaigns of President George W. Bush as well as McCain for President. He led Florida’s Victory 2004’s national Jewish outreach operations as Executive Director. In addition, he served on the President’s Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Robert co-founded and served as president of the Electoral Science Institute, a non-profit organization that utilizes behavioral science to increase voter participation and awareness. Robert can be heard on multiple radio stations and viewed on the “Of the People” podcast where you get your podcasts.