A reporter did ask him about his health yesterday, and McConnell said he was fine:
President Trump is running a disinformation campaign, and researchers say it’s the US media that’s the biggest amplifier, doing the most damage. https://t.co/RSAbUK1eqr— MIT Technology Re-boo! 👻 (@techreview) October 19, 2020
This new PRRI poll has some really breath-taking numbers on the extent to which Trump's base of support is centered among Republicans who watch Fox News. https://t.co/OToaQza5pi— Philip Bump (@pbump) October 19, 2020
In an effort to legitimize their reporting on Hunter Biden’s email, the NY Post asked two veteran reporters to put their names on the story, per NYT. They refused. A 3rd, whose name appears on the stories, didn’t learn she’d be on until it published. https://t.co/CsCUf203ld pic.twitter.com/2SwzCntsfV— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) October 18, 2020
Short version: Our Very Brave Beltway Journalists are preening themselves over their demands that right this minute, Joe Biden disclose his plans on court packing AFTER THEY WATCHED REPUBLICANS DO IT FOR THE PAST TEN YEARS but don’t mind me, I’m just furious over the media compulsion to even things out by pretending Democrats invented partisanship.
FLASHBACK —— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) October 11, 2020
HANNITY: “I was surprised Obama left so many judge vacancies.”
MCCONNELL: “I’ll tell you why- I was in charge.”
*LAUGHS LIKE A MANIAC*
So yeah, spare us your disingenuous Court-packing Pearl-clutching. pic.twitter.com/yX8gQATtja
You have already packed the Court with incompetent judges and corrupt appointment processes. We will simply UNpack it and undo the corruption the Federalist Society has brought to the appointment process. https://t.co/YM6bq6SPNb— Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) October 11, 2020
The press must have its horse race! Eric Boehlert:
“This year’s not-so-dirty secret: The campaign press desperately wants to tell an exciting election season story. Journalists like to create storylines, tension, compelling characters, and relay wild plot twists. More excitement means a larger audience —the press wants a horse race because it’s way more entertaining. And for most campaigns over the last 25 years, the media have been blessed with lots of nail-biting and historic battles. Not so much in 2020, where the contest has remained locked in a stubborn holding pattern, and shows no signs of budging soon.
“For all of this year’s upheaval, the race has stayed relatively stable, with Biden comfortably ahead in national polls,” Politico recently conceded. “The fact is the presidential race is kind of boring from a polling standpoint right now,” added Nate Silver at fivethirtyeight.”
More specifically, their bosses are afraid:
To Journalists, he rudely calls ALL of you “FakeNews” and you just let him. Stand up to him. He interrupts you, you need to interrupt him when he lies.— Beki Knott (@lotsofuss) August 11, 2020
The Constitution protects the free press but THIS president undermines the Constitution a lot.