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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 residence deaths, and state Democrats setting the stage for a doable 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 regarded 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 already know 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 overlaying his governor brother and his scandal, it allowed him to bash one in all 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  consider his reasoning for going to Cancun, Mexico: “Why not? In our present local weather, you recognize his — you recognize the best’s going to consider him. You already know he will go on. He’ll say, ‘I used to be going to earn a living from 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 go.”

 

 

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

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 recognize he is not telling the reality. He is aware of you recognize.

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 recognize. 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 residence infections got here from, informing state lawmakers about why he was withholding information, and claimed his aide admitting to the cover-up was a conspiracy principle.

Shortly thereafter, Chris began telling lies of his personal. In accordance with him, he was “yelled at” by his manufacturing staff 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 hassle,” 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 mentioning his brother’s nursing residence scandal. Chris additionally lashed out at Cruz with one in all his no-so intelligent nicknames: COVIDiot. And through his present, he repeatedly introduced up Cruz and did a phase about what was occurring.

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

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

This deflection away from an actual scandal was made doable due to profitable sponsorships from ADT Security Services and Allegra. Their contact data is linked so you possibly can inform them concerning the biased information they fund.

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

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

DON LEMON: You already know 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 completely totally different take?

LEMON: Yeah.

CUOMO: Why not? In our present local weather, you recognize his — you recognize the best’s going to consider him. You already know he will go on. He’ll say, “I used to be going to earn a living from 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 go.

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 through the 11 o’clock present final evening. And I stated, he will say, “I escorted my household there and ensure they had been secure, after which I got here again.” Then, growth, that is what occurred. Nevertheless 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 recognize he is not telling the reality. He is aware of you recognize.

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 recognize. 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 must say although. I obtained yelled at by the staff 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 hassle. They’re in a world of fireplace and ice there now. We confirmed San Antonio, this residence advanced coming down as a result of they do not have water to combat it. And this man is simply—

LEMON: It’s hypocrisy.

CUOMO: an instance. Nevertheless it’s an instance of the plain. This is what my drawback is. I am telling you, Don, look on social media. Should you’re on the best, 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 staff, you may have one feeling. In the event that they’re on the opposite staff, it is — you recognize, it is Thunderdome.

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