I think we can all agree that CNN, or that which has become commonly referred to as the ’Communist News Network’, long ago ceased being an actual ‘news’ source, morphing to something resembling a source of left leaning opinion and blatant leftist propaganda. And yet, just when I thought I had heard everything from those who serve an anchors on this ‘network’, it would seem I was wrong. Because, you see, it would seem that an all new low has been struck. And it comes in the form of presenting a rather bizarre scenario as news. You see, as the nation prepares for the peaceful transfer of power on Inauguration Day, CNN is dreaming up scenarios whereby Barry can keep power if President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence are somehow assassinated as they prepare to take the oath of office.
It was during the Wednesday, January 18 broadcast of the Communist News Network’s ‘The Situation Room’, that host Wolf Blitzer aired a segment with a chyron featuring the headline “Developing Now.” During that “developing” segment, Blitzer and fellow CNN leftwing flunky Brian Todd actually discussed what would happen if the unthinkable were to occur on January 20. Blitzer introduced the segment, saying, “What if an incoming president and his immediate successors were wiped out on day one?” and it was from there that Todd took over to outline the line of succession if an attack blew up the inaugural dais, killing both Trump and Pence. Now I ask you, would such a story have ever been presented as a bona fide ‘news’ story had Hitlery and Timmy the Weasel won the election? Somehow I very much doubt it!
Now the upside here, and yes there is one at least according to CNN, was that in the case of both heads of state being killed, the Secretary of State would then take over. Currently that man is John Kerry-Heinz, and such a scenario is the only way this boob could ever end up being president. But in case some objected because his office would also end as of noon on Inauguration Day, then it would be the Speaker of the House — Paul Ryan — or even Barry’s Under Secretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon. The report also noted that the designated survivor appointed by Barry “Almighty” could also become president in the case of a disaster. So, in CNN’s analysis, most of the people who would take over in this worst-case scenario would keep Barry in power, at least indirectly. Or so the CNN theory goes.
And then we have CNN President Jeff Zucker who remains so persistent in his claims that it’s President-elect Donald Trump, courtesy of his attacks on Zucker’s network, who is trying to “delegitimize journalism.” Now of course in order to accept Zucker’s premise, one would first have to accept the fact that what CNN practices on any given day is actually journalism. Which, as evidenced by Blitzer’s little bullshit assassination piece, it most certainly is NOT! And Zucker has even gone so far as to claim that the networks “credibility is higher than ever.” Zucker told New York Magazine in a recent interview, “It’s just unfortunate that the most powerful person in the world is trying to delegitimize journalism and an organization that plays such a vital role in our democracy.” But what CNN peddles is nothing more than gossip.
And it was in this same interview that Zucker would go on to say, “I think he’s entitled to his opinion, but it’s — to use one of his favorite words — sad.” Zucker reflected on Trump’s press conference last week, when the president-elect refused to let CNN reporter Jim Acosta ask a question and accused him of advancing “fake news.” Zucker, who took over at CNN back in 2013, said, “I think the era of access journalism as we’ve known it is over.” And then he went on to say, “It doesn’t worry me that Donald Trump hasn’t done an interview with CNN in eight months. I think our credibility is higher than ever, and our viewership is higher than ever, and our reporting is as strong as ever.” Kinda makes you wonder what the Hell it is that he might be smokin’ because it has to be some pretty potent shit.
And then in what seemed to be little more than a rather thinly veiled threat directed at the incoming president, Zucker said, “One of the things I think this administration hasn’t figured out yet is that there’s only one television network that is seen in Beijing, Moscow, Seoul, Tokyo, Pyongyang, Baghdad, Tehran, and Damascus — and that’s CNN. The perception of Donald Trump in capitals around the world is shaped, in many ways, by CNN. Continuing to have an adversarial relationship with that network is a mistake.” Personally, I’m thinking that Trump continuing his adversarial relationship with the press, especially at a time when those in media have even a lower approval rating that Congress, has no real down side for him. Especially when we have a ‘news’ media that acts as the propaganda arm of the Democrat Party.
Zucker also defended his network’s decision to report on an unsubstantiated 35-page dossier that claimed the Russian government has comprising information about the president-elect. He said, “I actually think this was a pretty easy call in terms of its news value.” And he went on to say, “The fact is, the top four intelligence chiefs of the United States decided to include in their briefing to the president and president-elect a two-page summary of allegations involving the president-elect. That is newsworthy by any definition.” He added, “We didn’t pass judgment on the allegations. We reported we had not been able to corroborate them. But the news was that the two most powerful people in the world had been briefed on the existence of these allegations.” Zucker has a rather strange definition of, ‘news.’
Since taking over, Zucker has succeeded in doing little more than to turn CNN into a cross between ‘The National Enquirer’, ‘Entertainment Tonight’, ‘Comedy Central’ and late night TV talk shows. It’s not working of course, as CNN’s ratings are typically lower then MSNBC’s. Now I haven’t watched CNN since the days before Fox News became an option, but I don’t even watch Fox News much anymore. But when I do, I’m pretty sure that I won’t be hearing anything even remotely about what could happen should our newly elected President and Vice President be assassinated on inauguration day. I mean how stupid it that? Sadly, journalism in America doesn’t really exist anymore and the real losers here are the American people who have now been left to sort through all of the bullshit in their search for the truth.