On February 15, 2017 Jake Tapper of CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper” crossed the line between news anchor and commentator. While reporting on a statement President Trump gave earlier in the day during a joint press conference with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Jake chose to not only comment on the answer, but take large jabs at the President showing two past examples of then candidate Trump’s conspiracy theories he voiced during the campaign.
Early on the morning of November 9, 2016 my eyes were opened wide. During the previous year and a half, I had been following the main stream media’s(MSM) coverage of the Presidential Election more closely than I have ever followed one in my life. This was due to my increased interest in the American political system and because the MSM made it seem that it was the only news that was occurring in the world.