Graham is very polite and uses the old salesman/politician trick of seeming to agree with much of what Blitzer is saying until he hits him with the truth at the end of the clip. Blitzer has an extremely inflated opinion of what CNN is doing these days, talking about the responsibility to report the news. Jim Acosta isn’t reporting anything — he’s sharing daily televised tantrums. The CNN hosts especially like to act as if President Trump poses some sort of existential threat to a free press. He doesn’t. The only thing that poses a threat to CNN is that the CNN hosts won’t shut up about how hurt their feelings are.
PJ Media senior columnist and associate editor Stephen Kruiser is a professional stand-up comic, writer, and recovering political activist who edits and writes PJ's Morning Briefing, aka The Greatest Political Newsletter in America. His latest book, Straight Outta Feelings, is a humorous exploration of how the 2016 election made him enjoy politics more than he ever had before. When not being a reclusive writer, Kruiser has had the honor of entertaining U.S. troops all over the world.
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