The Brave Firefighters of CNN

The Brave Firefighters of CNN

Say, remember when MSNBC “journalist” Katy Tur described reporters as firefighters who bravely rush toward a fire?

They’re fearless, selfless and brave those firefighters of the American news media.

Unless of course a Republican woman calls one of them a liberal hack.

Then quicker than you can say “backdraft,” the brave firefighters crumble into an inconsolable heap of tears.

Adam Schiff’s press secretary, CNN’s Manu Raju had just such a traumatic moment yesterday with Republican Senator Martha McSally.

“Lashed out.”

Oh, the HUMANITY!!!

McSally posted video of the exchange with this message:

A) you are.
B) here’s the video.

Senator McSally doesn’t break her stride.  She doesn’t stop and get in poor Manu’s face.  She simply says, “Man, you’re a liberal hack. I’m not talking to you,” and “You’re a liberal hack, buddy.”

But over at CNN, the brave firefighters were apoplectic with outrage.

Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper were visibly shaken as they played the video of this harrowing, threatening moment.

Why Jake was so horrified by this “attack,” he scampered to the McCain family to tattle on mean old Senator McSally because she’s McCain’s replacement!!!

CNN released a statement:

“It is extremely unbecoming for a U.S. Senator to sink to this level and treat a member of the press this way for simply doing his job.”

Good grief!  She didn’t slug him.  She didn’t even get in his face.  All she did was call him a liberal hack.

These brave firefighters act as if elected officials never before in this history of the universe called them a name.

Why just yesterday the Daily Caller had a story about 2020 Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg getting angry with a New York Times reporter.  The reporter asked about Buttigieg being “on the front lines of corporate downsizing.”  And Buttigieg got so irritated he told the reporter it was “bullshit.”

Thank the good Lord above Mayor Pete didn’t call him a hack.  We’d have to send in the National Guard!

Calling Manu Raju – Adam Schiff’s go-to guy for leaks – a “liberal hack” doesn’t come close to the level of what CNN did to Covington Catholic student Nick Sandman.

But from the way these brave firefighters reacted, you’d think Martha McSally slammed Manu against a wall, slapped him repeatedly and spit in his face.

Or smirked at him.

CNN always has to make itself the story.  Always.

It’s been their problem for years.

Now, a lot of the reason these so-called firefighters are setting their hair on fire over this is they want to take McSally out.  They want her defeated in 2020.  So they decide to amp up the outrage over this nothingburger because it serves a dual purpose: It makes them look like victims; and it tosses mud on McSally during an election year.

Problem is, they’re going overboard.

And Martha McSally isn’t letting their histrionics control the narrative.

The American news media grew used to Republicans sucking up to them (*cough* John McCain *cough*).

Then Trump came along.  And Republicans have learned that playing nice with people whose mission is to destroy you is not something you have to do.

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7 thoughts on “The Brave Firefighters of CNN

  • January 17, 2020 at 4:42 pm
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    This is the same network that, during the most recent democratic debate, said to Bernie “Let me be clear, you never said a woman can’t be president?” and then turned to Elizabeth Warren and asked, “So what did you think when Senator Sanders said a woman can’t be president.”

    You are hacks–you’re just not used to being called on it.

  • January 17, 2020 at 4:43 pm
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    Manu Raju taking a page out of Jim Acosta’s playbook: “Dear Diary, Martha McSally was really mean to me today!”

  • January 17, 2020 at 7:33 pm
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    But the CNN/MSLSD crowd sees no problem calling Trump a racist, a Nazi, Hitler, demeaning his family, etc., etc., etc.

  • January 17, 2020 at 11:41 pm
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    Why is the mccain family talking about her like that?
    It was John McCain who told Ducey to pick her as his replacement. He even campaigned for her.

  • January 18, 2020 at 1:38 am
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    “CNN always has to make itself the story.”

    “Republicans have learned (from Trump) that playing nice … is not something you have to do.”

    Writing an analysis of why these two quotes are great would be redundant. They stand on their own perfectly

    ..

  • January 18, 2020 at 12:19 pm
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    Just try to picture them as they present their slanted views on tv: Blitzer, Cooper, Cuomo, the dipschitt broad in the p.m. They all try to have the same stoic look on their faces that Blitzer made so hilariously. What a bunch a progressive tards all of those axeholes are.

  • January 18, 2020 at 3:52 pm
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    Re: Sen. McSally’s characterization of Manu Raju as a “liberal hack”, I offer the following observation — if it looks like a duck, waddles like a duck and quacks like a duck, don’t be surprised when it’s called a duck.

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