Hillary Clinton’s inner circle gathered for an autopsy of her failed presidential campaign and concluded that media bias in favor of Donald Trump contributed to his historic win.
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“The media always covered [Mrs. Clinton] as the person who would be president and therefore tried to eviscerate her before the election, but covered Trump who was someone who was entertaining and sort of gave him a pass,” Mr. Podesta said. “We need to reflect and analyze that and put our voices forward.”
Free media for Trump absolutely contributed to his victory. But . . . they gave him a “pass”?
I have considered Mr. Podesta’s claim with all due seriousness and have prepared a rebuttal. Without further ado, here is my official response to John Podesta’s claim that Big Media gave Trump a “pass”:
UPDATE: Ack! Put Hillary in the title when I meant Trump! I have fixed it.