CNN, MSNBC gave extensive coverage to anti-Trump rally promoted by Russian trolls

CNN, MSNBC gave extensive coverage to anti-Trump rally promoted by Russian trolls
(Image: Screen grab of CNN video, YouTube)

[Ed. – So Michael Moore wasn’t out on that tree limb by himself.  Does that make CNN and MSNBC, not to mention the ralliers, duped bots?  Careful how you answer, there, “Russia Russia Russia” narrators.]

One of the revelations in Friday’s indictment handed down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was that alleged Russian attempts to sow disunity in 2016 included the organization of both pro- and anti-Trump rallies in New York City on the Saturday after Election Day.

A check of their November 12 coverage showed both CNN and MSNBC gave enthusiastic coverage to the Russian-organized anti-Trump rally that day, with live reports every hour. Correspondents celebrated the idea that it was “a love rally,” and repeated the marchers’ anti-Trump mantras, such as: “We reject the President-elect.”

While the two liberal anti-Trump networks offered heavy coverage of the anti-Trump rally throughout the day, a check of coverage between noon and 5:00 p.m. Eastern found that the Fox News Channel offered only a short re-cap (66 seconds) at the start of their 4:00 p.m. Eastern hour.

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