News­Busters Pod­cast: Media React to Guilty Trump: Faux Sobri­ety, Glee­ful, Hunger for More

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NewsBusters Podcast: Media React to Guilty Trump: Faux Sobriety, Gleeful, Hunger for More

The last 24 hours have been like drink­ing water out of a fire­hose for us here at News­Busters as the lib­er­al media have been sound­ing off near­ly non-stop on for­mer Pres­i­dent Trump being found guilty on 34 felony counts. Man­ag­ing Edi­tor Cur­tis Houck and I pour out the media reac­tions into their respec­tive buck­ets rang­ing from glee­ful to a hunger for harsh­er pun­ish­ments to a faux-sobri­ety that every­one can see through.
Houck notes that the faux-sobri­ety buck­et was occu­pied by the likes of CBS’s Spe­cial Report where the pan­el of anchors and cor­re­spon­dents opined on the “extra­or­di­nary” moment Amer­i­ca could her­self in and the “enor­mous grav­i­ty” of the sit­u­a­tion.
In that buck­et, I include CNN’s Jake Tap­per who has a per­son­al hatred of Trump but pre­tend­ed like he was dis­pas­sion­ate about the out­com …