Since news junkies spend weekly coverage of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearings on News or PBS, they can quickly determine that TV anchors and analysts are lining up in support of Judge Jackson’s “historic” candidacy. They took the position that it was horrible for Republicans to ask critical questions and launch “personal attacks” that were “bad optics” and even racist.
PBS reporter Geoff Bennett was so intrigued that he commented on Jackson’s friends that a tweet compared KBJ to CRT (Critical Racism Theory) was “racist in the face.”
MSNBC’s Joy Reid Sen dismissed Tom Cotton as a “thug” and bizarrely claimed that anyone who linked Abram X-Candy to CRT was “a fool or a liar.”
CNN was mysterious when Sen. Ted Cruz presented the book Antiracyst Baby Teaching at Georgetown Day School, where Judge Jackson sits on the board. Through this Jeffrey Tubin was irrelevant. Abby Phillips called it “below the line of what is important.”
According to John Crawford on CBS, then there was the pretense that somehow the radical judge Jackson was “almost sounding conservative.” But this deception has often been employed by the media. In fact, both Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Sonia Sotomayor were presented by reporters as conservative at the confirmation hearing – and then their actual terms in court were just the opposite.
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