Dec. 1, 2020: Project Veritas released new tapes today of CNN’s 9 a.m. rundown calls that have been recorded for months, which expose CNN president Jeff Zucker and several other CNN executives expressing their political biases against people and groups that oppose the network’s political agenda.
“CNN likes to call themselves ‘the most trusted name in news,’ but how can the public ever trust a network that routinely bashes people simply because those people hold certain political views that are not aligned with the mainstream media?”
Some highlights of the clips embedded at the URL below …
CNN President Jeff Zucker: “This is a president who knows he’s losing, who knows he’s in trouble, is sick, maybe is on the aftereffects of steroids or not. I don’t know. But he is acting erratically and desperately, and we need to not normalize that.”
Steroids? Where do they GET this crap?
Zucker: “You know, this is what we’ve come to expect for the last three and a half years, four years, but it clearly is exacerbated by the time that we’re in and the issues that he’s [Trump] dealing with. I think that we cannot just let it be normalized. He is all over the place and acting erratically, and I think we need to lean into that.”
Are they watching the same president I’m watching?
Zucker: “Frankly, if we’ve made any mistake, it’s been that our banners have been too polite, and we need to go well after Lindsey Graham.”
CNN is “too polite.” Riiiight.
Zucker: “There’s a ton going on. Let’s stay strong. Let’s stay newsy. Let’s stay urgent. Let’s be smart. There is a lot of news out there, and Lindsey Graham really deserves it.”
And Jeff Zucker really deserves this.
David Vigilante, CNN General Counsel: “Yeah, I was just going to say, if you’re going to talk about the story, I think it’s unavoidable that you have to talk about the naked racism of Tucker Carlson. Because that’s really what drove this anti-diversity push, you know, Trump watches Tucker Carlson’s show and then reacts. And just as sort of the white supremacy hour they have on Fox News every night, I think it’s the — You can’t disconnect the two.”
Wait, wut? Tucker Carlson is a racist? Wow. They only people who could possibly believe that are people who never, ever listen to him.
Stephanie Becker, CNN field producer: “On the issue of why it’s important to get the transition going right, the 9-11 report talks about one of the problems was that the trouble that was brewing that lost during the transition. So, if you want a good, concrete example of what happens when you don’t have a good transition, well, look at the Twin Towers.”
“look at the Twin Towers” totally ignores the fact that the 9/11 attacks were in the works for five YEARS, most of them during the Clinton administration!
2020: More Democrat hypocrisy – Both the Biden and Trump campaigns raised and spent similar amounts on their campaigns, but Biden took in nearly $132 million in “dark money” as compared with Trump’s $22 million.
“Dark money” comes from groups that use a legal loophole to hide the names of donors and the amounts they contributed. Democrats regularly condemn its influence on campaigns and, in August 2020, the Democratic National Committee platform included a ban on politicians accepting dark money.
2020: The Democrats’ shrinking House majority has shrunk even further. Eight House races were still undecided. Democrats have conceded in New York’s 2nd, 11th, 24th districts and Iowa’s 2nd, adding 4 seats to the GOP side. The Iowa seat was the fourteenth congressional seat to flip from D to R because of the November elections. Still undecided are California’s 21st and 25th and New York’s 1st and 22nd districts.
Here at Casa Hyphen, we’ve been watching the NY-22nd where a judge ordered all the ballots impounded and ordered that no objected to ballot be included in the final count until it was resolved. He also said that all reasonable requests by the campaigns should be accommodated by the boards of elections. It’s always been an interesting race, because the Republican candidate, Claudia Tenney, lost the seat in 2018 to the Democrat candidate, Anthony Brindisi, by only 4,800 votes. The latest count this time around has the totals at a razor thin 200 votes apart!
COVID-19: I am SO OVER all this Democrat hypocrisy!! – The LA County Supervisor voted to ban outdoor dining at L.A. County’s 31,000 restaurants … then went out to dinner at a Santa Monica establishment … where she dined outdoors.
GEORGIA: [:29] – On Monday, Sidney Powell told Lou Dobbs that someone has removed a Dominion Voting Systems server from a recount center in Fulton County, Georgia. Her team does not know where the server is.
Earlier in the day Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) told Newsmax that the Fulton server was wiped clean by a Fulton County employee. The way I understand it, this will work against the Democrats. In a court case, any evidence that has been lost or destroyed is assumed to have been damaging.
I had this happen to me when I was before a Social Security judge, fighting for disability benefits. A doctor I had seen more than a decade earlier had died and his elderly widow had no idea where my records were. The judge (who was a butthead) sneered at me that obviously my records had been “lost” because they showed I was healthy.
Actually, that doctor had known me all my life. I used to delivery their paper. He was deeply distraught that he was not able to figure out why I was so sick! And the doctor who, years later, was finally able to diagnose me (and save my life and the life of my unborn baby) provided a banker’s box worth of evidence to support my diagnosis.
Judge Butthead declared I was a big, fat fraud, but because he had been so nasty to me at the hearing, Cornell Legal Aid decided they were NOT going to drop me as they had promised. They appealed once (sideways to another Social Security judge) and lost (expected rubber stamp of first decision), then again where we finally got to an impartial federal judge.
The final decision was a SCATHING two pages that amounted to, “Get your thumbs out and pay this woman, you freakin’ a-holes!”
MICHIGAN: An election lawsuit has been filed asking Michigan’s Supreme Court to prevent Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson from certifying the election results until the Michigan legislature can fully investigate fraud claims and to force election officials to hand over all election materials to the legislature for this purpose. The lawsuit claims that officials illegally counted or threw out no fewer than 508,016 ballots, far more than Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote margin over Donald Trump.
NEW YORK: More for the “Cuomo sucks” file – One of the depressing facts about the coronavirus shut downs has been that 25% of all the jobs lost were in restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and wineries. Despite this brutal reality, Cuomo’s bullying State Liquor Authority went out of their way to make the suffering worse by sending investigators into drinking establishments to rat on those that were not serving the NYS mandated quantities of veggies/drink. (Has there ever been a more apropos example of Nanny Stating?!)
Just one tale of the absurdity happened in Saratoga Springs, where a craft beer bar called Pint Sized was hit with a $1,500 fine. Pint Sized had attempted to comply with New York’s rule, but customers weren’t eating the veggies they were automatically served with their beers. The bar’s staff started to feel guilty about food waste and elected to cut back portions.
The owner noted the hypocrisy of the the State Liquor Authority’s argument that a government-mandated bowl of beans is a vital backstop against a deadly virus, since the SLA took more than six weeks to actually issue that notice and fine. “If safety was the SLA’s primary concern they should have contacted us immediately, not a month and a half later.”
Fortunately, Pint Sized has a quart’s worth of wit and raised the money by selling tongue-in-cheek T-shirts and stickers to its loyal customers. They’re sold out and I can’t find an image, but the description says they bore a grainy photo of green beans and corn kernels in a paper bowl with plastic utensils and the words, “I supported Pint Sized during COVID and all I got were these lousy beans.”
OBAMA: “The release of Obama’s long-awaited third memoir has resulted in the expected flood of glowing media attention. Remember the eight years of glowing media coverage he received during his time in the White House? Yeah, it’s pretty much like that again. Perhaps his fashion sense is better than his governing skills, but it’s still a bit bizarre to see him being the subject of a cover story of a fashion magazine. … I have a hard time deciding if this is hilariously awful or just plain old awkward.” – Matt Margolis
OHIO: Governor Mike DeWine showed his RINO colors with his illegal COVID-19 restrictions. Republicans in the state legislature have filed 12 articles of impeachment against him for exceeding his authority and taking on “dictatorial powers.” In particular, he ignored court orders, illegally shut down the schools. illegally moved the primary date, and illegally closed businesses.
PENNSYLVANIA: CLICK the link below to hear a USPS worker say his boss told everyone in his post office that only Biden mail would be delivered from now on [2:20]. Any other political mail was to be put in the Undeliverable bin.
“This is the third Pennsylvania USPS Insider to blow the whistle on election malfeasance in the last week. There is something going on with USPS and we must get to the bottom of it immediately,” said Project Veritas founder and CEO James O’Keefe.