CNN disgraces itself as Mueller Report shatters media dreams

Journalists were left stumbling over their words and wondering whether Bill Clinton’s impeachers had a point.

If ever there was a case for fake news being fake, it was the post-Mueller report hot takes that emerged on Thursday.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more embarrassing for the purveyors of the Russiagate hoax, the Fourth Estate outdid itself by doubling down on the Russian collusion narrative with the tenacity of Jack from The Titanic clinging to the wooden door.

After two years of nonstop Russiagate coverage, the Mueller report landed with a thud. While the special counsel did find things that are damaging and embarrassing to the Trump campaign, there’s no evidence of criminal conspiracy with Russia—in fact, there’s no evidence of conspiracy at all.

Judging from the funereal faces over on cable news, the utter implosion of the Russiagate narrative came like a death in the family. The meltdown was so complete that analysts were left insinuating that Democrats should reprise the Clinton impeachment proceedings.

Of all the disgraces to journalism on Thursday, the most glaring were on CNN. Within minutes of the release of the Mueller report, anchor Jake Tapper was getting reaction from reporters on what was inside the 448-page document.

Journalists were literally giving split-second legal opinions on the contents of something they hadn’t yet read, let alone had time to digest.

Sometimes journalists can ably analyze something just after it’s been released because they have advance copies.

But we know that wasn’t the case here, because the report was released to the media and the public at the same time. Still, there wasn’t a hint of shame from CNN as its talking heads proffered instant opinions on a document they couldn’t have possibly understood.

CNN host Dana Bash was almost incoherent as she declared on live TV that there was “evidence of collusion” even after Attorney General William Barr had said otherwise.

When Jake Tapper gently nudged her by claiming that collusion is “not a legal term,” she offered up a crazy word salad. Trump might not have done anything “criminal,” she said, but the report still showed “collusion in the truest definition of the word”:

Bash seemed to move through every one of the seven stages of grief on live television as she wondered aloud whether Democrats would “have even more pressure than they had before, intense pressure” to impeach Trump “because of how bad” things in the Mueller report are. At the same time, she admitted that nothing in the report constituted a crime.

I never thought a day would come when CNN would speak positively of the Clinton impeachment proceedings. But Trump Derangement Syndrome has hit the network so hard that legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin did just that.

“A lot of people had no problem with the investigation of Bill Clinton for the very serious matter of lying and obstruction of justice when [there was no] underlying event that was a crime [there] either,” Toobin declared.

The fake news was hardly limited to just CNN. An MSN article, titled “Analysis: Report is a Brutal Indictment for Trump,” was another great case in point. How can a report that exonerates the president be an “indictment”?

When it comes to Trump, the media is forever inventing pseudo-legal-speak. Indictment is a word that holds legal weight. But you wouldn’t know it from the way the insta-experts are talking.

The media has long held contradictory beliefs on Russiagate. On the one hand, they think that Trump is an imbecile.

On the other, they believe his campaign was capable of the most intricate and serpentine of conspiracies. This contradiction was bound to unravel, but it is still shocking to see journalists still so publicly botching this story.


By Barbara BOLAND


The 21st Century

2 Replies to “CNN disgraces itself as Mueller Report shatters media dreams”

  1. If I had a bomb, I would certaintly bomb CNN and their sick criminal fucking asses, and turn it to rubble and dust, Vodafone is also showing it is a whore to the Globalists, blocking numerous Independant websites voicing the Truth, such as, along with BitChute, whom many Truth tellers are fleeing to, after having their accounts closed by Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, cheap ass companies being financed and protected by the Deep State cause they can’t make it on their own! My support to anyone who bombs these discusting cheap whoring businesses, along with the gutter rats such as the Atlantic Council, Club Of Rome, IMF and the rest of the whoring scum!

    Shove this in your filthy fucking data base you discusting swine!

  2. ““The deployment of missile defense systems near our borders creates a powerful strike potential for the US enabling it to deliver a surprise missile and nuclear strike on Russia,” the general stressed during the Moscow Conference on International Security.”

    Don’t tell me Russia has just woken up to this fact? I really thought Putin had more up top. Russia had better send a real loud message very soon, because Russia’s days are but a few, if appropriate measure are not taken seriously! VERY SERIOUSLY indeed, and Putin NEEDS to remember, you CANNOT negotiate with a snake! Aussie.

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