On Sunday, The New York Occasions reported lower than 100 protesters at a “Justice for J6” rally on Saturday that was hyped for days upfront by CNN and MSNBC. This needed to be deeply embarrassing for individuals who describe themselves because the “reality-based press.”
The evening earlier than, CNN’s Brian Stelter admitted it may be a dud, however he was nonetheless scolding the conservative media. He lamented “Networks like Fox are barely protecting the safety precautions main into the rally. They’re virtually performing just like the rally just isn’t taking place in any respect.”
Then on Sunday, Stelter tried to indicate that the tiny turnout meant nothing. It was “digital” developments on the far proper that basically mattered. Each of Stelter’s company warned in opposition to all proof that the pro-Trump, election-denier motion was “metastasizing.”
Stelter even urged the conservatives had been “mendacity” about Russian collusion as the Durham probe issued their first indictment, of Democratic lawyer Michael Sussmann. Stelter complained the cost of false statements was simply “peripheral characters flubbing particulars.” He ignored that lots of Robert Mueller’s indictments had been for false statements below oath.
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