2017.06.13 Cillizza FakeNews fiasco
Chris Cillizza mocked Trump conspiracy theories, then joins CNN's ranks, and reverses course.
~ Aristotle Sabouni
After mocking leftist (CNN) Trump conspiracy theories, Chris Cillizza joins CNN's ranks, and reverses course. He whines about Trump's accusations of FakeNews with a challenge to offer specific examples... which results in a tidal-wave (thousands) of twitter responses (2,400+ examples).
- Three dozen cases of Obama saying "if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan", and CNN not correcting or questioning it once.
- Obama's attorney general Holder (and successor Lynch) making a blanket assertion about the U.S., characterizing the country as "a nation of cowards" on race: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/02/18/holder.race.relations/
- The Daily Caller did a story on 5 fake stories: http://dailycaller.com/2017/06/14/for-chris-cillizza-here-are-five-fake-stories-cnn-pushed/
- Newsbusters 200 examples: http://www.newsbusters.org/search/site/%2522fake%2520news%2522?page=13
- Newsbusters FakeNews Highlights: http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/geoffrey-dickens/2017/06/14/cnn-decades-fake-news