PBS or DNC? New­sHour Host Amna Nawaz Hon­ors Liz Cheney and Her Dic­ta­tor Doom

PBS or DNC? NewsHour Host Amna Nawaz Honors Liz Cheney and Her Dictator Doom

Is it the PBS New­sHour or the DNC New­sHour? Many nights, you could­n’t tell the dif­fer­ence. Co-host Amna Nawaz inter­viewed Liz Cheney on Thurs­day, and she was just like NPR’s Leila Fadel in mere­ly facil­i­tat­ing all of Cheney’s Repub­li­can-rip­ping talk­ing points from her new book. Repub­li­can tax dol­lars are used to trash Repub­li­cans on “pub­lic” broad­cast­ing. 
The seg­men­t’s online head­line was just a PR echo: Liz Cheney’s ‘Oath and Hon­or’ spot­lights dan­gers of a poten­tial 2nd Trump pres­i­den­cy. Nawaz’s ques­tions were fluffy soft­balls: 

1. What would anoth­er Trump pres­i­den­cy mean for Amer­i­ca?
2. Do you think he would be more dan­ger­ous in a sec­ond term, because he under­stands the sys­tem bet­ter?
3. You doc­u­ment the role Kevin McCarthy, in par­tic­u­lar, played in work­ing to over­turn that 2020 elec­tion. He announced this week that he will be leav­ing Con­gress at the end of the year, before his term is up. He’s say­ing that he will serve Amer­ic …