Friday, May 15, 2020

Media Ramps Up Frontal Assault on Unmasking Scandal

Lacking any self-awareness of being on a channel that routinely engages in nutty left-wing conspiracy theories and outrageous rhetoric, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle kept up her network’s insistence that there was “nothing” to see regarding the controversy swirling around top Obama administration officials – including Joe Biden – urging the unmasking of Michael Flynn.

Following days of her fellow liberal hosts down playing the scandal in between the scare-mongering and the Orangeman bad choruses, Ruhle assured viewers the scandal was “completely made up” and a “nonsense story.”
“This morning, nearly 86,000 Americans have died from coronavirus....But the President and his allies are laser focused on a different story, one they completely made up,” Ruhle declared during the 9:00 a.m. ET hour. She bitterly added: “Something that they now are calling ‘Obamagate.’ It means nothing........The President has called it the greatest political crime in our country’s history, but it’s not.”

Thursday afternoon, Deadline: White House host Nicolle Wallace used nearly identical language, ranting that the scandal was a “fantasy,” like “the political version of the Tooth Fairy” or Santa Claus.  

Despite Wallace’s spin that this was Trump deflecting blame, her quickness to dismiss a legitimate story as a conspiracy theory, plus Joe Biden’s repeated lies that he was in no way involved in the investigation into Michael Flynn, may say more about how worried they are for 2020, than it does about Trump.

No doubt, The High Princess of Conspiracy Theories, Ricky Maddow, is surely feeling all invigorated about now....

[Media Research Center]

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