March 20, 2019
A day after he offered a tired assertion that it was “surreal” that he and his media colleagues were questioning the White House about President Trump’s mental stability, CNN chief White House correspondent and carnival barker Jim Acosta was back on Tuesday’s CNN Newsroom offering another lengthy diatribe and meltdown to the delight of his colleagues.
In four-and-a-half minutes, Acosta attacked the Daily Caller for a “softball” question to the President, bashed Trump for spreading a “virus” around the world that the media has a liberal bias, and even suggested conservatives have a bigger media and social media influence than liberals.
Acosta began with the topic of Daily Caller White House correspondent Saagar Enjeti’s question to President Trump concerning the Democratic Party and socialism. In what was Acosta’s latest hissy fit for not receiving a question, Acosta attacked “a reporter with The Daily Caller right at the very end” who brought up the left’s extreme policy proposals.
“You know, it was the question was asked in a way that really teed it up like a game of tee ball here in the Rose Garden. The President was just sort of served up a softball there when he was asked, you know, whether or not the Democrats are advancing a lot of socialist ideas,” Acosta complained.
Reacting on Twitter to Acosta, Enjeti dropped the hammer: “I tried something novel. Rather than tell the President what was happening on a particular issue, I asked him to tell me.” What an idea!
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) March 20, 2019
This article was posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:22 am