FLASHBACK: The Liberal Media Felt Very Differently About Impeachment Back In 1999 (VIDEO)

If you have been paying attention recently, you know that people on liberal media outlets like CNN, MSNBC, and others are practically giddy about the prospect of Trump being impeached.

But it wasn’t always this way.

Back in 1999, when Democrat President Bill Clinton was on the hot seat, these same networks seemed angry and annoyed by the prospect of impeachment.

What changed?

News Busters reports:

Hypocritical ‘News’ Media Have Done a Complete Flip-Flop on Impeachment

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Pundits during the Clinton impeachment scoffed that the Congress was wasting everyone’s time even bothering with a Senate trial in the first place. Journalists assured American audiences on a nightly basis that they were witnessing a “bogus” trial, a “political,” “sham” designed only to torment the President. Journalists regularly used terms that today elicit high-pitched shrieks from the news media, like “coup” and “witch hunt.”

■ “Is or is there not some concern of the public perception – concern in some quarters, not all of them Democratic – that this is in fact a kind of effort at a quote ‘coup?’ That is, you have a twice elected, popularly-elected President of the United States and … [Republicans] having been unable to beat him at the polls, have found another way to get him out of office.”
— CBS anchor Dan Rather during live coverage, January 7, 1999.

■ “That herd of managers from the House, I mean, frankly, all they were missing was white sheets. They were like night riders going over.”
— Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift on The McLaughlin Group, January 9, 1999.

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■ “As she watches Republicans in Congress push ahead with impeachment proceedings against President Clinton, Ellen Mendel of Manhattan says she feels the same despair that she did as a girl in Nazi Germany when the efforts of a stubborn group of leaders snowballed, crushing the will of the people.”
— Opening to a New York Times story by Ginger Thompson, January 25, 1999.

Watch the video:

That sure is a big difference from today, isn’t it?

They’re not even trying to hide it anymore.


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