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Fredo, Lemon Pounce on Cruz to Distract from Federal Cuomo Probe

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With the revelation that federal investigators had been trying into New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo’s corruption with state nursing dwelling deaths, and state Democrats setting the stage for a attainable impeachment, CNN Prime Time host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo and CNN Tonight host Don Lemon had been determined to make Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s dangerous optics into a significant scandal.

Throughout their Thursday handoff, Lemon appeared to deprave governor’s brother and had himself a superb schoolgirl giggle whereas suggesting the Senator ought to have left Earth with the Mars Perseverance rover, which landed earlier that day:

DON LEMON: You understand who ought to have taken that journey to Mars? [Laughter]

CHRIS CUOMO: Your boy Cruz?

LEMON: It will have been a greater journey for him – [laughter] – for him to take. It took simply as lengthy for him to hop again on that airplane and get again right here. I imply, Chris, come on.

Seeing as CNN had lately, and conveniently, banned Fredo from protecting his governor brother and his scandal, it allowed him to bash one in every of his favourite Republicans to stoke hate in opposition to.

After all, Fredo threw a hissy match as a result of Cruz made an look on FNC’s Hannity and griped  imagine his reasoning for going to Cancun, Mexico: “Why not? In our present local weather, you realize his — you realize the appropriate’s going to imagine him. You understand he’ll go on. He will say, ‘I used to be going to work at home. And the way dare they? They do not care about something. They’re the worst. And the media’s the worst.’ And he’s going to get a move.”

 

 

The hypocrisy was palpable when the 2 of them went backwards and forwards about how a lot Cruz was allegedly mendacity (Click on “increase”):

CUOMO: Even when he was telling the reality.

LEMON: He’s not telling the reality.

CUOMO: However even when he had been. And look – See, that is the issue with the place we’re; is that you realize he isn’t telling the reality. He is aware of you realize.

LEMON: He is aware of he is aware of.

CUOMO: After all, he is aware of he’s not telling the reality. However he is aware of you realize. And so long as he does it with a straight face and retains telling the identical story.

It was hypocritical as a result of neither of them ever fact-checked Andrew’s Monday press convention the place he lied about the place nursing dwelling infections got here from, informing state lawmakers about why he was withholding knowledge, and claimed his aide admitting to the cover-up was a conspiracy concept.

Shortly thereafter, Chris began telling lies of his personal. In accordance with him, he was “yelled at” by his manufacturing group as a result of he didn’t need to spend an excessive amount of time speaking about Cruz throughout his present. “Why? As a result of Texas is in a lot bother,” he proclaimed as if he was being a superb man.

We all know that’s a lie as a result of Fredo has a private animus in opposition to the Senator. Final fall, Cruz demolished Chris in a 20-minute brawl, even citing his brother’s nursing dwelling scandal. Chris additionally lashed out at Cruz with one in every of his no-so intelligent nicknames: COVIDiot. And through his present, he repeatedly introduced up Cruz and did a section about what was happening.

And within the final present of hypocrisy, he acquired all preachy about how “there’s such myopia” between the left and the appropriate. “If the individual’s in your group, you may have one feeling. In the event that they’re on the opposite group, it is — you realize, it is Thunderdome.”

Fredo’s “COVID mind” should be performing up once more.

This deflection away from an actual scandal was made attainable due to profitable sponsorships from ADT Security Services and Allegra. Their contact info is linked so you’ll be able to inform them concerning the biased information they fund.

The transcript is under, click on “increase” to learn:

CNN Tonight
February 18, 2021
10:00:44 p.m. Jap

DON LEMON: You understand who ought to have taken that journey to Mars? [Laughter]

CHRIS CUOMO: Your boy Cruz?

LEMON: It will have been a greater journey for him – [laughter] – for him to take. It took simply as lengthy for him to hop again on that airplane and get again right here. I imply, Chris, come on.

CUOMO: Hey, you need to hear a very totally different take?

LEMON: Yeah.

CUOMO: Why not? In our present local weather, you realize his — you realize the appropriate’s going to imagine him. You understand he’ll go on. He will say, “I used to be going to work at home. And the way dare they? They do not care about something. They’re the worst. And the media’s the worst.” And he’s going to get a move.

LEMON: Yeah. I ought to present you my textual content messages from final evening as a result of this began breaking and we had been attempting to get it confirmed in the course of the 11 o’clock present final evening. And I mentioned, he’ll say, “I escorted my household there and ensure they had been protected, after which I got here again.” Then, increase, that is what occurred. However it didn’t pan out.

CUOMO: Even when he was telling the reality.

LEMON: He’s not telling the reality.

CUOMO: However even when he had been. And look – See, that is the issue with the place we’re; is that you realize he isn’t telling the reality. He is aware of you realize.

LEMON: He is aware of he is aware of.

CUOMO: After all, he is aware of he’s not telling the reality. However he is aware of you realize. And so long as he does it with a straight face and retains telling the identical story.

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CUOMO: However I do need to say although. I acquired yelled at by the group tonight as a result of I used to be like, “I do not actually need to give this that a lot time.” Why? As a result of Texas is in a lot bother. They’re in a world of fireplace and ice there now. We confirmed San Antonio, this condominium complicated coming down as a result of they do not have water to battle it. And this man is simply—

LEMON: It’s hypocrisy.

CUOMO: an instance. However it’s an instance of the plain. Here is what my drawback is. I am telling you, Don, look on social media. If you happen to’re on the appropriate, what is the huge deal, after which a comma, after which they arrive proper at you. And on the left, they need Cruz out. There’s such myopia. If the individual’s in your group, you may have one feeling. In the event that they’re on the opposite group, it is — you realize, it is Thunderdome.

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