Brent Bozell: Soft and Deferential to Democrats

CNS News | 1/10/2019 | Staff
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The media have spent the last two years arrogantly proclaiming that they are the urgently needed public servants who would boldly challenge power and ask the tough questions. But does that boldness continue when the Democrats win some power back? It doesn't look like it. Democrats can say the wildest things, and often, the so-called Courageous Media bend and move on.

Let's start with a mild example. On Dec. 30, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" and hit the party line, saying, "the Democrats should not give an inch" to end the government shutdown, and that President Trump "owns" anything that happens. "Donald Trump, because of his tricks and because of Republican radio hosts pushing him, challenging his manhood, he has caused so many problems for so many people in this country," McAuliffe said. "He is an angry, emotional, unstable man sitting in the White House." CNN's Dana Bash replied with this: "Is that your campaign — your campaign speech for 2020? Is that what we're hearing?"

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McAuliffe then said people are sick of Trump because he's a "constant liar."

There was no laugh track or pushback. This man cut his political teeth being a political fixer for the Clintons, with all the corruption, all the lying, all the deception — all of it allowable, even unchangeable, because McAuliffe's a Democrat and his target is Trump.

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On Jan. 2, "CBS This Morning" interviewed Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who's in line to become chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Nadler railed against Trump's "extremist" policies made to "appeal to an extremist base" and promised the Democrats won't budge on the shutdown. He said: "You still have kids who haven't been returned to their parents after months. This is inhuman, and it's not precedented. It's a deliberate creation of the Trump...
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