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The Media Neither Read the Transcripts
Nor Watched the Hearings

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Posted By: earlybird, 11/24/2019 8:06:09 PM

The media seem not to have watched the impeachment hearings: they stopped paying attention the moment the witnesses’ prepared statements were leaked and the Democrats’ talking points were posted. Nor did many journalists bother to read the transcripts of the witnesses’ depositions in the earlier, closed-door hearings. Partly that was because Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) rushed the public hearings before some of the most important transcripts were ready. Partly that was because the sheer length of the transcripts — hundreds of pages each — was daunting for journalists working on deadline.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 11/24/2019 8:10:17 PM (No. 244570)
FTA: You can see the results in the shoddy analysis that has appeared in the days since the hearings ended. Philip Rucker of the Post, for example, wrote a story Saturday about how Republicans were still unified behind the president despite “damning” evidence. But Rucker did not cite any of the “damning” evidence, because there wasn’t any. He cited Dr. Hill’s view on Ukraine — without noting that she later walked it back or that it was not “evidence” of anything at all. Rucker, who seems unfamiliar with what actually happened in the depositions and the hearings, never once considered that the reason Republicans are not breaking ranks was that the Democrats’ case was so poor. Instead, he imagined that they could only be acting on political motives — or, as one anti-Trumper quoted in the article said, because they have become a “cult.” The real “cult” are the media themselves, who have been sticking pins into Trump for more than three years, convinced that this time their fantasies will come true and he will disappear. They live in a bubble they keep re-creating for each other, completely and willfully ignorant of reality.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MickTurn 11/24/2019 9:57:13 PM (No. 244624)
The Media along with the Communist Democrap Party have gone full ANTI AMERICA. President Trump is their current target...IF they are successful they will come after US! What the British did to the Colonists in America was nothing compared to what we are now dealing with. I can say this, IF those involved with the Coup, ALL OF THEM, are NOT put in PRISON, we are going to have a serious set of events in this country that will likely end in a revolution. I say that with heavy heart, but when there are factions in this country trying everything they can to destroy America, I see NO alternative. To those Leftists who are actively planning that I remind them that in a country with 300 Million Firearms, it is likely only 10% of those are owned by them...and that means this won't end well for anyone!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1 11/24/2019 11:17:47 PM (No. 244657)
#2, they are domestic enemies of the constitution, and that includes their fellow travelers calling themselves the media.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sandbar 11/25/2019 12:52:56 AM (No. 244696)
The media doesn't care about the transcripts or the TV coverage. Their goal is to drive down Trumps ratings to a point that the house will impeach and even, possibly, the senate convict. The media is counting on the public neither reading or watching.
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