[Ed. – Reporters don’t just report news. They make the news.]
CNN’s Jake Tapper’s reached out to a GOP candidate in a Pennsylvania House race to suggest that he might have better luck running in a “safer R district,” instead of against first-term Democratic congressman Connor Lamb, according to a report Thursday.
The anchor of “The Lead with Jake Tapper” sent a Twitter message to Sean Parnell, a US Army combat veteran, who is challenging Rep. Conor Lamb in the Pittsburgh suburbs, Fox News reported.
“And best of luck in your race. For the record, I wasn’t trying to talk you out of running – I was trying to talk you into running in a safer R district! Lol,” Tapper wrote to Parnell, according to Fox News, which had obtained the Twitter direct message.
It had been sent to Parnell, who spoke at the Republican National Convention, on Nov. 8, 2019. …
(h/t Weasel Zippers)