Skip to comments.Liberal media reaction to Michael Avenatti conviction slammed as ‘Orwellian,’ ‘appalling’
Posted on 02/17/2020 10:21:46 AM PST by jazusamo
Some members of the mainstream media have issued mea culpas for building up now-disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti, while others have shirked responsibility and some have even blamed President Trump but it all falls flat for critics who watched his rise from lawyer for a porn star to potential Democratic presidential candidate.
Avenatti, who represented adult film actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against President Trump, appeared on CNN and MSNBC a combined 229 times over two years, according to the Media Research Center. CNNs Brian Stelter was Avenattis biggest cheerleader, once declaring that he was a serious contender to challenge Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
But a New York jury found Avenatti, 48, guilty Friday of extortion, wire fraud and transmission of interstate communications with intent to extort up to $25 million from Nike. He faces up to 42 years in prison and still faces two other trials.
In another upcoming trial in Manhattan, he faces charges that he cheated Daniels out of the proceeds of a book deal. The most serious charges are in a federal case in Los Angeles, where he is accused of defrauding clients and others.
"CNN and MSNBC are playing victim, as if Avenatti snookered them, Cornell University Law School professor and media critic William Jacobson told Fox News. In fact, they exploited Avenatii and others like him for use against Trump. It was a mutually manipulative relationship in which Avenatti gained fame and CNN/MSNBC gained viewers."
Conservative strategist Chris Barron told Fox News that the reaction by the liberal media has been largely Orwellian so far.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
I’m surprised they haven;t passed a new law making the crimes he committed legal
Tucker realizes how horrible he is, but Tucker used his skills to corner him. And Avenatti didn't like it. Avenatti tried to take the advantage early, but was undone by his own ego and mendacity.
Thanks, I read a short transcript excerpt of that and Tucker nailed him good.
Orwellian???? The “liberal media” needs to look in a mirror. . . whet they see would be Orwellian.
Watched that last night.
As much as I hate most Democrats:
Avenatti stands out as a truly miserable vicious individual. You could tell he was no damn good. To know him is to hate him.
Tools using a Tool; Tool using Tools, all so very, very clever.
Lets Keep This FReepathon Moving and Wrap It Up, Folks!
Only a depraved person steeped in the pornography business would even think of the things he said about Kavanaugh's yearbook.
THANK YOU LORD..... GOD... KING OF THE UNIVERSE!!!
GOD almighty’s justice!!!
1)..a woman Ana Navarro... called this corrupted lawyer Avenatti :”The Holly Spirit”
2) Meryl Streep...... called Weinstein: GOD
both women used the name of GOD for their own convenience.......
.now both women are quiet.... ..SILENT!!!
remember: Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” says the Lord.
and GOD.... has REPAID,,,,,..... AMEN!!!
PRESIDENT TRUMP..MAGA 2020
Karmas a biotch, baby!
“has been largely Orwellian:
“We ALWAYS said Michael Avenatti wasn’t ready for prime time” ...
or in Star Wars lingo:
“This is NOT the Michael Avenatti you’ve been looking for”
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