This is how ridiculous it's gotten: The biggest 'News Network' in the world, CNN, at the peak News hour of 7PM Eastern, just opened the Erin Burnet show with TWENTY MINUTES with 1997 Miss Utah discussing TWO KISSES. One at a greeting in the presence of her Father, the other in a greeting in the presence of two chaperones. TWO GREETING KISSES that she says were on the lips, which she thought inappropriate. TWO GREETING KISSES. TWENTY MINUTES WORLDWIDE PRIMETIME NEWS LEAD SEGMENT. Then they came back from commercial for 10 minutes for Erin & a Clinton surrogate to prosecute a Trump surrogate over it. THIRTY MINUTES on TWO KISSES.
Then the CNN pundits will spend time tonight criticizing Trump for spending too much time defending himself instead of talking issues.
The woman on the plane, in her interview with Anderson Cooper, says Trump (who she claimed she didn't know as 'Trunp' or who Trump was) kissed her and felt her breasts over 30 years ago. She, smiling, says that if he'd just continued to do that (kept his hands up here) she'd have probably been fine with that. But, when moved his hand down & tried to put it up her skirt she decided that was it and got up & moved. The Trump surrogate woman (the little blonde girl who's an atty, 'Kailee' I think) just tried to say a witness has come forward who was sitting directly across from Trump on the plane says the woman is grossly misrepresenting the situation. In-fact, he says that when Trump got up to go to the restroom she said to him "I'm going to marry Donald Trump". Erin cut her off. 'Kailee' then argues that if the woman's story is to be reported over & over & over then a witness should have his story heard too. Erin cut her off. Then the Clinton surrogate & Erin lay wood on Trump, pound him. Clinton surrogate allowed to tie this situation to Bill Cosby situation. Seriously .............. Bill Cosby.
Anybody here in their life gotten to 2nd base with a girl & then gotten thrown out trying to reach third? HELLO? Was it "sexual assault"?
Then Erin gave 5 minutes to another pageant contestant AND Apprentice participant, one who has glowing accolades for Trump. Erin centers on a kiss he gave her, she blasts the media for their focus and mis-representations. Bye-bye, interview over.
Then spent the rest of the show reporting on what "might be" in the Apprentice tapes and why Mark Burnett won't release them and the extreme efforts to get them released. A liberal group just rented a plane & circled over NBC Studios with a banner reading "Release The Tapes".
Entire hour on Trump over 3 kisses, hyperbolic rhetoric of "9 women have now come forward", what might be worst-case on tapes. Wow.
Seeing as Erin Burnett was on the Apprentice show numerous times as a boardroom adviser isn't it curious she never discloses that fact or comments on her experience on-set, good or bad? What her experience as a woman was with Trump on the show?
The presser today with the former Apprentice woman from 10 years ago & Gloria Allred today. The woman repeatedly breaks-down, crying, broken. Allred plays it like a concerto. We've had 6-7 women come forward calmly, never a tear. This one with Allred in tears. So distraught that she was still emailing him a couple years ago seeking help. Wow.
As I've repeatedly said, Trump is a douche. A horn dog. A pig. Whatever. But is the 'media' coverage of this race any better ???????
And now Anderson Cooper rolls into his 2 hours with the exact same "two more women come forward" and it'll be 3-4 hours of it again tonight through Don Lemon. No doubt Chris Hates, Rachel Maddow & Lawrence O'Donnell will be at least the same all night.
The Middle East is on fire, the East Coast is under water, Haiti is devastated AGAIN and US citizens are getting gunned-down daily and we just spent the entire primetime news hour pounding Trump for in-appropriately kissing some women & playing grab-ass 10-30+ years ago. Not one mention of Wili-Leaks, not one second on the Clinton campaign. Not. A. Word.
And there's no bias in the media coverage?
Fortunately we have ALDS and GOLD RUSH starting tonight!