Skip to comments.NBC’s Chuck Todd Defends CNN — Calls Trump Admin’s War on the Press ‘a War on the Truth’
Posted on 06/29/2017 5:54:43 AM PDT by Rockitz
Wednesday on MSNBCs MTP Daily, host Chuck Todd defended CNN after they retracted a report on Russia and three staffers resigned.
Todd said the White Houses war on the media is a war on the truth.
Partial transcript as follows:
TODD Welcome back. Tonightwell, not just tonightbut Im obsessed with the White Houses war on the press and on media. Lets be clear about this, that war is nothing less than a war on the truth. Do we get it right all the time? Nope, we dont. And when we dont, we run a correction, and in some cases, people lose their jobs. Thats what just happened at CNN. CNN took responsibility for its mistakes. At this network, weve done it quite a few times publicly as well. But because we try to get it right. We take what we do seriously, because trust, viewers and readers trust is all we have, and without that were nothing. We all know we get fired for not telling the truth. And of course thats the point, isnt it? Of course, the White House attacks, delegitimizes the media to create running room for its version of events. Its as old as media itself. The White House is not above using anonymous sources to criticize the use of anonymous sources. Nor to promote what it admits could be a lie to call others liars. Heres Sarah Huckabee Sanders attacking CNN in an unbelievable way. Take a listen.
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TODD: Excuse me? You got that? I dont know whether its accurate or not, but go take a look at it because it disgraces you? Seriously? And thats been this White Houses M.O. Pedal a false story to claim the media is telling false stories...
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Todd just trying to be relevant.
Fake news is “truth”?
You’re on the wrong side of history, Chuck.
The MSM's ability to define the truth is truth.
So where was he when Obama was waging his actual war on Fox news?
Welcome to “Newspeak”.
Oh, I hope Veritas has some juicy tape on this clown....
The seriousness of the charges only goes one way. You know that.
The American people are not stupid. They duly noted that the MSM was openly biased in favor of Hillary Clinton and loathed Trump from the beginning. The news they reported was slanted, misleading and omitted critical information that was detrimental and true regarding Clinton and Obama. The term “fake news” resonates because the American people know it is true. They rightly view most MSM outlets, especially CNN, NBC, NYT, and Washington Post as propaganda organs. Simply not trustworthy.
” the White Houses war on the media is a war on the truth.
Let me fix this...
the White Houses war on the media is truth.
It’s been explained to me that truth is subjective, except for what conservatives say, which is always false.
chuckie wouldn’t know truth if it bit him on the a**. What a deluded, smarmy loser. I laugh at his ongoing fecklkessness and cluelessness.
Schmuck can’t handle the truth.
Was the altered Zimmerman tape the truth? Was the “hands up, don’t shoot” narrative the truth? Is the endless stream of breathless reports of the latest “hate crime” the truth, or do the overwhelming majority turn out to be hoaxes?
How much blood do they have on their collective hands by their incessant incitement of riots, assaults, and the promoting of the entire grievance industry, all of which stretches back decades?
Newspeak is just salesmanship, taken to another level.
So is a pair of handcuffs, or a prison cell.
Or a crematorium.
Brian Williams didn’t get fired.
UpChuck certainly has no comprehension of
The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth.
Mr. Very Fake News.
So, today, according to the News Media, Truth is a lie and lies are the truth. Interesting
Chuck Todd just made himself the poster child for defending scandalous lies.
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