You may have heard about the raucous climate protests in D.C. this week. They did receive a tiny bit of media attention. However, if you only watched the few mainstream media outlets that covered them then you probably came away with a positive view of the protest.
But the news outlets that actually covered the climate protests left out a large portion of the story. In fact, one could say, a very newsworthy portion. The storming of a federal building.
The storming of a federal facility, which included someone LITERALLY attempting what Ashli Babbit did, which was to climb above the mob and attempt admission to a restricted area of a federal building.
So how did the media cover it?
Well, Maddow presented scenes of “climate policy protesters” holding signs, “indigenous peoples” protesters holding sidewalk sit-ins, and even cops arresting people. But she conveniently didn’t notice when “protesters” stormed a federal building and broke the doors down, or when one of the insurrectionists — oh sorry Google, I meant rioters — oh sorry Google, I meant rioters — oh sorry again Google I meant ‘PROTESTERS’ physically climbed the barrier in an attempt to gain entrance to the building, where police were stationed to prevent them from entering and potentially hurting the public employees inside. NBC and MSNBC somehow ignored the fact that this protester snatched a cop’s cap and waved it above the crowd like a conquest trophy.
Guess how much CNN has talked about this? Go ahead seriously guess. Guess how much they covered the fact that the rioters I mean protesters were able to infiltrate the building and were arrested in clashes with armed security?
— Jennifer K. Falcon (@JenniferKFalcon) October 14, 2021
GO ON GUESS.
GUESS HOW MUCH THEY AIRED THIS CLIP:
Climate protesters are pushing police, trying to force their way into the Department of the Interior where other activists have made it inside in an attempt to occupy the building. pic.twitter.com/IVhvPdTAYu
— Ellie Silverman (@esilverman11) October 14, 2021
Have you guessed?
Did you guess ZERO? Because that’s the right answer. ZERO TIMES. Oh they yakked about protests (complaining about anti-mandate protesters) and they jawed about breaching federal buildings (January 6th. Yeah THAT story has been on CNN many times this week. STILL.) But the climate protesters? The takeover of the Department of the Interior?
NADA. Not one dang time.
CNN is propaganda. That’s literally the only thing that it is. It is not news in any way.