Upon perusing CNN late Friday morning, the chest-thumping, sanctimonious news channel aired a new ad in its parody-laden yet irksome “Facts First” campaign featuring a mound of bananas while claiming there was a single, out-of-view apple. The ad served as CNN’s latest (and failed) attempt to convince viewers that it’s pro-truth when it’s actually anti-Trump and pro-Resistance.
The 30-second spot had most of the same trademarks from the first ad back in October 2017 with the same narrator, white background, and piano tune. This time, however, there was a giant mound of bananas with only the top showing as the camera slowly panned back and bananas would, at random, fall down the mound towards the bottom.
“This is a whole bunch of bananas. Somewhere, buried within in it, is an apple,” the smug narrator began.
Making no attempt to conceal its liberal slant and anyone not part of CNN head Jeffrey Zucker’s puppet show, the second part hit Trump by alluding to what CNN likely perceives as attempts by the President, Fox News, or their allies to distract from what CNN deems news: “Some people might try to tell you that there’s no point in looking for it. But there’s only one way to know what’s been covered up. You start digging.”
Like the other advertisements, the “Facts First” slogan and the CNN logo separately appeared and only then were viewers put out of their misery.
For more recent examples of their liberal bias and obsession with Fox News, check out these NewsBusters headlines:
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- CNN Panel Members Unanimously Slime: Fox News Is 'Not News'
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- CNN Panel Goes Gaga for Booker ‘Masterfully’ Attacking Pompeo on Gays, Muslims; ‘Tough Exchange’
- Behold Lemon’s Verbal Hyperventilation Over ‘Historic,’ ‘Unbelievable’ Day; America ‘On the Brink’
Here’s the transcript of the CNN ad, as shown during April 20's At This Hour with Kate Bolduan:
CNN Facts First Ad
April 20, 2018
11:56 a.m. Eastern
[PIANO MUSIC PLAYING]
NARRATOR: This is a whole bunch of bananas. Somewhere, buried within in it, is an apple. Some people might try to tell you that there’s no point in looking for it. But there’s only one way to know what’s been covered up. You start digging.
[ON-SCREEN HEADLINE: Facts First; CNN]