Yesterday’s historic vote was covered on conservative sites in the same way as any other news event of the last three yearsIf you thought that the impeachment of the leader of the Republican party would be a tough sell for conservative media, you haven’t been paying attention. Yesterday’s historic vote has been used in much the same way as almost any other news event during the last three years: as an opportunity to attack perceived enemies, and to explain why this is actually good for Trump.The main line of attack was accusations of insufficient seriousness on the part of Democrats and members of the hated mainstream media (“MSM”). After the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, repeatedly said that impeachment was a “solemn occasion”, outlets went looking for any sign that someone might be enjoying themselves. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/dec/19/good-for-trump-rightwing-media-reaction-impeachment-house
Author : Jason Wilson
Publish date : 2019-12-19 21:02:58
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