Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) offered a “dark prediction” of economic crisis and the liberal media immediately helped her sell those fears. Warren wrote of “The Coming Economic Crash and How to Stop It” on Medium on July 22. In it, she claimed “top economists” warned if the debt ceiling is breached there could be a “catastrophe” worse than 2008’s Lehman Brothers failure. That morning, CNN Newsroom With Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto discussed Warren’s prediction on her terms, rather than pushing back hard on such a dramatic claim.
Elizabeth Warren is trying to portray herself as the serious candidate with a left-wing plan to address the nation's issues. On Thursday, CNN Newsroom hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto were joined by CNN correspondent MJ Lee to discuss Warren's Wall Street proposals in a segment that ended with Sciutto stating that the plan was not far-left "whackadoodle."
The media must be exhausted from constantly moving the goal posts. First, it was why won't Republicans condemn President Trump and his tweets, then the condemnation was not sufficient and now, according to CNN Newsroom co-host Jim Sciutto are damaging the state of political discourse by calling the four Democratic congresswomen "whacko birds."
Ahead of a U.S. appeals court in New Orleans hearing arguments in a Republican-led lawsuit against ObamaCare on Tuesday, the media scared viewers by warning that if the Affordable Care Act was deemed unconstitutional it “could wipe out coverage for millions of Americans.” Reporters therefore predicted that if ObamaCare was struck down it would cause the GOP to “lose big politically” in the 2020 election.
After months of saying there was no crisis at the southern border, the media have now changed their tune, as has the Democratic Party, but that does not mean that the Democratic Party is at peace with itself. In the aftermath of an embarrassing defeat, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive firebrands for living in "their Twitter world." On Monday's CNN Newsroom, co-founder of The Beat DC, Tiffany Cross joined co-host Poppy Harlow and CNN analyst Molly Ball to take AOC's side and to declare that the poor conditions at the border are due to the fact that the migrants are not white.
On Monday morning, New Day aired a portion of an interview between CNN Newsroom anchor Poppy Harlow and Google’s CEO Sundar Pinchai. They discussed everything from China to data privacy, but Harlow seemed intent to focus on YouTube’s policies on “hate speech.”
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has come under fire from the left and the media after he vocalized his support of the Hyde Amendment. The Hyde Amendment, which restricts the use of federal funds on abortions unless it’s in cases of rape, incest, and protecting the life of the mother. Thursday, CNN Newsroom ran a segment on the apparent controversy with CNN chief political correspondent Dana Bash and USA Today columnist Kristen Powers.
CNN international correspondent Clarissa Ward joined the hosts of New Day on Monday to talk about President Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom where she eagerly told viewers that Trump is not well liked in such a "tolerant" and "diverse" city such as London.
On Friday's CNN Newsroom, co-hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto invited Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter on to talk about various media companies threatening that they will cease producing content in Georgia, should that state's pro-life bill become law.
CNN spent hours on Thursday morning with a screen graphic reading "TRUMP UNLEASHES FLURRY OF LIES AFTER MUELLER STATEMENT." At the top of the 11 AM hour, standing in front of large letters that said "TRUMP ERUPTS," anchor Kate Boludan proclaimed "The president spoke and said a lot. And in doing so, he denied reality. and I don't say this flippantly. He lied."
Cable news hosts spent Friday morning running damage control for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after the President tweeted a video mashup of her verbally stumbling at a press conference. Curiously, CNN and MSNBC parroted the language used by Pelosi’s own office in their efforts to discredit the video: “doctored.”
Hours before the Notre Dame Cathedral fire with cable news channels moving into rolling coverage from Paris, Monday morning’s New Day featured numerous analysts, commentators, hosts, and journalists defending Minnesota Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar’s comments downplaying the September 11, 2001 attacks and blasting the President for “taking [her] words out of context” and causing her to grapple with death threats.