(PatriotHeadline.Com)- CNN might spend most of its time pushing fake news about the president, but there are moments when they realize it’s not in their interests to lie. Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash, who you might recognize as a regular moderator during the presidential debates, was forced to defend and praise the president on Tuesday during a discussion about the coronavirus pandemic.
During a TV segment, Bash said, “He is being the kind of leader that people need, at least in tone, today and yesterday, in a tone that people need, and want, and yearn for in times of crisis and uncertainty.”
Much of the American public would agree with you, Dana!
Soon after making the statement, however, the CNN correspondent was inundated with abuse online and felt the need to clarify her statement. In a tweet of her own, Bash explained that her praise for the president only reflected recent press conferences. She also took the opportunity to make a fresh criticism, presumably to prove her anti-Trump credentials to the outrage mob online.
“I said what he did at his presser today and yesterday is the kind of leadership in tone people need,” Bash explained. “It is important to say that, just as it was important to call him out on the way he largely and dangerously downplayed it until yesterday.”
Not only was it an unfair dig, it was literally untrue. The president has taken the coronavirus seriously since it first arrived on American shores – and let’s not forget, he’s been warning the American people about China for years!
To be clear .@SecretsBedard – I said what he did at his presser today and yesterday is the kind of leadership in tone people need. It is important to say that, just as it was important to call him out on the way he largely and dangerously downplayed it until yesterday. https://t.co/LYigsgndWH
— Dana Bash (@DanaBashCNN) March 17, 2020
Bash may have had to take it back, but his clear, calm, and collected demeanor is resonating with people all over America. Even Democratic California Governor Gavin Newsom praised him and offered his support!
Speaking to the press, Newsom said the president “said everything that I could have hoped for” and “Every single thing he said they followed through on.”