It has been a long way to fall for the once mighty news giant CNN.
Still smarting from his network being called “fake news” and being scolded again and again by President Donald Trump, CNN host Brian Stelter opened his Sunday show “Reliable Sources” by questioning the president’s mental fitness.
Stelter said that “uncomfortable conversations” about the president were being had off the air in newsrooms across the country, which tells you a lot about the mainstream media, and wondered if it was time to bring those questions to television.
But he didn’t wonder too long as he then asked some shameful questions, that sounded a lot more like declarative statements.
“Is the president of the United States a racist?” he asked with a straight face.
“Is he suffering from some kind of illness? Is he fit for office?” he continued. “And if he is unfit, then what? These are upsetting, polarizing questions that are uncomfortable to ask. But we in the national news media can’t pretend like our readers and viewers are not already asking. They are asking.”
He then regaled the audience with his opinion on the matter.
“My impression is that since President Trump’s inauguration, there’s been a lot of…umm…tiptoeing going on,” he said. “His actions have been described as unpresidential, as unhinged, and sometimes even crazy. That word crazy can be interpreted several different ways. It gets said a lot more in private than it gets said on TV.”
Those sound like words many have used to describe the media which has become increasingly off its rocker since the president was elected.
And social media fired at Stelter with both barrels.
CNN in full meltdown mode.
Trump is obviously getting close to exposing mountains of Democrat corruption
MSM desperation in full view! https://t.co/uv8zeiMvut
— Eddie (@eddiecarl4468) August 20, 2017
You should be uncomfortable its an old Soviet tactic and you know its total BS.
Let us know when the MSM has higher approval than Trump. https://t.co/q2Q4DApyAa
— Double D (@DoubleD2k15) August 20, 2017
— Brad Moseley ?? (@DoubleEagle49) August 20, 2017
Echo chamber ??
My bosses tell me that I hAve to say something negative about Trump. Since I have already been castrated for money I do it!! https://t.co/i0qIL7SwHg
— Revolution2017 (@Revolution41157) August 20, 2017
CNN left the news business a long time ago. Straight up Anti-Trump 24/7 propaganda, pushing dangerous narratives.https://t.co/b4ZZQvgXnW
— Chris ?? (@Cb10n) August 20, 2017
The only “crazy” thing here is this over the top, melodramatic, sighing monologue from an attention seeking, resident Trump basher. https://t.co/CYB6Hyve6H
— Radoš (@radosko) August 20, 2017
You are such a untrustworthy source of info why would anyone listen to you? https://t.co/WwXe4Py1eh
— John Strobel (@johnw46) August 20, 2017
This guarantees 30 years of conservative rule.
Keep going! https://t.co/FJMdinNhzc
— Kris ?? (@ektrit) August 20, 2017
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