One day a nobody, the next day a leftist star … no fewer than 254 TV appearances in one year made disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti a household name.
Media Research Center analysts recently examined the sudden emergence of the huckster and found the leftist media could not get enough of him beginning in March 2018 when he appeared with spurious claims against President Trump by stripper Stormy Daniels.
To little surprise, fake news stalwarts CNN and MSNBC were the leading enablers of Avenatti with 121 and 108 appearances respectively on those networks. ABC granted him 12 broadcasts; CBS, 7; NBC, 5; and Fox News, 2.
As BPR reported, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson had called out ‘total con’ Avenatti long ago for being a shameless huckster. But, that didn’t stop the rest of the media from glorifying Avenatti and his anti-Trump message.
The Washington Free Beacon estimated that within just the first two months of Avanatti’s appearance on the national stage, CNN and MSNBC had given the porn lawyer more than $175 million worth of media exposure.
It’s disturbing but hilarious how the gullible, corrupt, and incredibly irresponsible mainstream media promoted the serial fraudster Michael Avenatti as the future of the Democrat party.
It doesn’t get any better than “journalist” Brian Stelter of CNN hosting the attorney on “Reliable Sources” regularly, as Sean Davis tweeted …
CNN’s @brianstelter regularly hosted Avenatti on his show “Reliable Sources,” in case you were wondering whether CNN was a news network or comedic performance art that nobody with a brain would ever take seriously. https://t.co/B2b8h7dcXe
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) May 22, 2019
With that much eye-rolling CNN and MSNBC video to tap into, we could go on all day with this stuff.
How about Stelter angling to become “President Avenatti’s” press secretary … a clip shared by Ryan Saavedra …
CNN’s Brian Stelter last year on Michael Avenatti running for president: “And looking ahead to 2020, one reason I’m taking you seriously as a contender is because of your presence on cable news.” pic.twitter.com/2Wn2bX17kx
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) May 22, 2019
As the pendulum swings … Avenatti is on the hook for prison sentences in excess of 400 years for several-dozen federal counts of fraud and extortion, to include yesterday’s new charges dropped against him for forging Daniels’ signature in order to divert hundreds of thousands of dollars from her book royalty payments into his own personal and business accounts.
For at least a few months in 2018, the leftists running the mass media branch of the Democrat party saw Avenatti as their “savior.”
Michael Avenatti was just charged with stealing over $300,000 from his client, Stormy Daniels
This is the same man CNN & MSNBC had on their networks to attack Trump 108 times in just 64 days—gaining him $175M in earned media
They even propped him up as a presidential candidate!
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) May 22, 2019
Approximately 70 percent of his TV face time punished viewers between March and June of 2018, while the legal battle with Trump had leftists giddy with delight. Enamored with his sudden fame, Avenatti started talking about a presidential run, going so far as to release a memo of his various policy positions and make a trip to the battleground state of Iowa.
How much more proof is needed to demonstrate the uselessness of the networks that so obviously pretend to do news? Their ratings continue to plummet, yet they fail to reverse course.
A wonderful compendium here of media clips worshiping Avenatti last year …
“I am just dying to hear what you think”
Friendly reminder of who made Michael Avenatti and took him seriously pic.twitter.com/FRgXFLtWV0
— Elizabeth Harrington (@LizRNC) May 22, 2019
The press promoted this guy with glee & abandon. Even after the nonsense he pulled during the Kavanaugh hearings. Why? Bc he said awful things about Trump, & that’s like catnip to the media. https://t.co/Pq8eVSqZc4
— Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) May 22, 2019
Fascinating that the same media lunatics that worshipped the golden Avenatti calf, dare to opine on the character of Donald Trump.
— Dan Bongino (@dbongino) May 22, 2019
What is happening to Avenatti couldn’t happen to a more deserving individual..
Hey Avenatti, I may have an idea..?
Oh yeah –
Never mind about that idea ???? pic.twitter.com/0BnzPixOIV
— Neal Houston, PhD ?? (@DrNealHouston) May 23, 2019
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