CNN’s chief propagandist was lost for words on Sunday after author Michael Wolff called him a “sanctimonious” idiot right to his face.
“You become part of, one of the parts of the problem of the media. You know, you come on here, and you have a monopoly on truth – you know, you know exactly how things are supposed to be done. You know, you are why one of the reasons people can’t stand the media, I’m sorry.” Wolff told a stunned Stelter live on-air.
Stelter nervously laughed, saying “You’re cracking me up.”
“It’s your fault,” Wolff shot back, to which Stelter asked what he could do better.
“You know, don’t talk so much, listen more. You know, people have genuine problems with the media, the media doesn’t get the story right. The media exists in its own bubble,” Wolff responded.
“Also, you’re incredibly repetitive. It’s week after week,” Wolff continued. “I mean, you’re the flip side of Donald Trump. You know, fake news and you say virtuous news.”
Zerohedge.com reports: Were Wolff’s comments truly off-the-cuff? Or as one Zero Hedge reader suggested, could CNN be resorting to a “very strategic capitulation” in order to “turn over a new leaf” and regain credibility amid dismal ratings and all-time low trust in the media?
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