Conservative Twitter Dunks on CNN Reporter's Shutdown Double Standard

NewsBusters | 1/18/2019 | Staff
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Twitchy is offering kudos to tweeter Rob Province for putting two tweets by CNN political analyst Chris Cillizza side by side to demonstrate a dramatic double standard in hot takes on the shutdown. First, Cillizza on Pelosi:

His article began: "Sometimes the best power moves in politics are conveyed in the most mundane language."

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Then came Cillizza on President Trump's letter announcing Pelosi couldn't take a trip abroad:

Cillizza proclaimed: "Trump, of course, has made a political career of doing just this -- smashing through normal behavior, acting impulsively and impetuously, taking his ball and going home when he doesn't get exactly what he wants."

Trump - Letter - Twitter

He also tweeted: "It speaks to where we are, that when I saw Trump's letter to Pelosi kicking around Twitter, I...
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