Even in light of a national tragedy like the shooting of a Republican congressman, CNN cannot help but be partisan and divisive.
The network tweeted a photo of bipartisan lawmakers praying for Rep. Steve Scalise’s recovery before Thursday’s charity baseball game, but only gave credit to Democrats.
Members of the Democratic team gather on the field for a prayer before the Congressional Baseball Game https://t.co/OQGigBJ0No
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) June 15, 2017
The video shows both Republicans and Democrats engaged in a pre-game moment of unity, but CNN found no need to mention the Republican’s presence.
Compare that to Fox News’ Fox Nation who credited both parties.
— Fox Nation (@foxnation) June 15, 2017
And then they wonder why the nation is as divided as it is.
Many on social media decided to set them straight.
— Pamela Moore (@Pamela_Moore13) June 16, 2017
Democrats pray before game?
— Mark Romano (@TheMarkRomano) June 16, 2017
FAKE NEWS pic.twitter.com/bxND8oV2Iq
— كافر0331 (@Grunt0331Gunz) June 16, 2017
got the wrong pool notes again ?
— Joe Warmington (@joe_warmington) June 16, 2017
Those are both parties praying on the field. Unreal that CNN will go THAT far to distort the truth.
— Patrick Henry (@PatrickHenrySOL) June 16, 2017
These are Republicans and Democrats but that would muddle the CNN narrative of Only Dems are Good https://t.co/netzNJUeoZ
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) June 16, 2017
That’s both teams, Democrats and Republicans, you narrative-slave hacks. https://t.co/ROyMX9dQ6k
— Derek Hunter (@derekahunter) June 16, 2017
— Sen. Frank Niceley (@SenFrankNiceley) June 16, 2017
— K Why (@chicagoKY) June 16, 2017
— Sunny??? (@Sun_Shiney_Day_) June 16, 2017
They corrected it within the thread, not with the same type of publicity they spread the first, fake news tweet with.
Members of both teams gather on the field for a prayer before the Congressional Baseball Game (corrects who prayed) https://t.co/OQGigBrpVQ
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) June 16, 2017
I honestly don’t understand why it’s so hard for anyone at CNN to just tell the truth.
BOTH teams were gathered on the field for prayer.
— KP (@krisp__y) June 16, 2017
It gets in the way of propaganda.
— osPatriot®COVFEFE (@osPatriot) June 16, 2017
Kinda like other REAL networks did! @FoxNews Thanks for keep in it real! ??
— Big Daddy72 (@byrdda) June 16, 2017
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