Following President Trump’s Thursday night comments from the White House press room on voter fraud and other election irregularities, the Trump-loathing sock puppets of CNN — The Most Trusted Name in News™ as they ironically call themselves — dissolved into one of their complete meltdowns.
“AC360” host Anderson Cooper accused the president of behaving like “an obese turtle on his back, flailing in the hot sun, realizing his time is over,” adding that Trump “just hasn’t accepted it.”
Jim Acosta, CNN’s White House correspondent, shouted “sore loser” at the president as he was leaving the podium, reportedly asking Trump if he believed he was behaving like one. Trump ignored him.
As this Twitter user pointed out, it is the same Jim Acosta “who cries when Trump supporters chant CNN sucks.”
One person said she “missed when @Acosta asked Hillary Clinton or Stacey Abrams if they were sore losers all the times they [cried] about stolen elections.” Hillary is still whining about 2016, continuing to blame everyone and everything for her loss but herself.
Here’s how the segment began, after Trump finished his comments, as reported by NewsBusters:
The Lead and State of the Union host Jake Tapper went first after Trump finished speaking, proclaiming November 5 to have been “a sad night for the United States of America to hear their president say that, to falsely accuse people of trying to steal the election, to try to attack democracy that way with his feast of falsehoods.”
Cooper ruled: “I don’t think we’ve ever seen anything like this from a president of the United States, and I think as Jake said, it’s sad and it is truly pathetic, and of course, it is dangerous.” [Wait, “dangerous”? How so?]
Chief political correspondent Dana Bash replied that what Trump said was not only “illogical” and “nonsensical,” but he caused her to “hav[e] trouble kind of keeping it together after listening to the president of the United States saying what he just said.”
Fellow lefty political correspondent Abby Phillip lamented that Trump was “selfish[ly]” “trying to take the rest of the country” and America’s “voting system down with him.”
“This is a complete farce and a travesty and it’s incredible that he’s doing it from the White House,” she added.
Chief correspondent Gloria Borger chipped in, as well, accusing Trump of trying to “undermine Democracy in the United States,” adding: “It’s painful to those of us who love America” — at which point I spit water all over my screen. (Thanks for that, Gloria.)
Prior to Trump’s comments, Acosta wondered if there should “be a surgeon general warning” applied to Trump’s remarks because it wasn’t going to “be in line with the facts, may be hazardous to your democracy, may be hazardous to the counting of the votes.”
And after Trump was finished speaking? Acosta was hysterical, going on about how “what we listened to just a few moments ago from the president sounded an awful lot like an attack on American democracy,” and that “President Trump fired the first shot in this attack on our democracy.”