KOMMONSENTSJANE – Democrats and Their Media Allies Want You to Forget How They Downplayed Wuhan Coronavirus
|Posted: Sep 12, 2020 10:05 AM
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Democrats and Their Media Allies Want You to Forget How They Downplayed Wuhan Coronavirus
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As we get closer to the final days of the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and their allies in the media are engaged in deliberate amnesia about their initial response to Wuhan coronavirus.
This week, journalist Bob Woodward lit the leftist media world on fire by releasing his latest book and 18 hours of interviews with President Trump. During one of the interviews, President Trump told Woodward, “I wanted to always play it down. I still like playing it down because I don’t want to create a panic.”
Pelley to Woodward: You’re Known As The Reporter Who Doesn’t Put His Thumb On The Scale, Yet You Do Just That
Posted By Ian Schwartz
On Date September 14, 2020
’60 Minutes’ correspondent Scott Pelley tells Bob Woodward people may be disappointed that he put his “thumb on the scale” and declared President Donald Trump the wrong man for the job at the end of his new book.
“It might disappoint some of your fans that you reach an editorial conclusion at the end of this book, something that reporters are not supposed to do,” CBS News’ Pelley said to Woodward in the interview.
“Yes,” Woodward responded. “I say the president is the wrong man for the job.”
“But, you’re known as the reporter who doesn’t put his thumb on the scale. And yet, at the end of this book, you do just that,” Pelley said.
(I say he is a member of the Republican Elite – never Trumpers.)
“It’s a conclusion based on evidence, overwhelming evidence, that he could not rise to the occasion with the virus and tell the truth,” Woodward explained. “One of the things that President Trump told me, ‘In the presidency, there’s always dynamite behind the door.'”
“The real dynamite is President Trump. He is the dynamite,” Woodward added.
Anything to make money.