The New York Times just loves the work Joy Reid is doing on far left MSNBC, they even think she’s a hero of the anti-Trump resistance. People in the liberal media are competing for this sort of honor, even though they don’t come out and say it. CNN’s Jim Acosta is probably bummed he didn’t get mentioned here.
News Busters reports:
NYT Celebrates MSNBC’s Joy Reid, ‘Hero of the Resistance,’ Downplays Homophobic Posts
The front of today’s New York Times Sunday Styles section features a profile of MSNBC host Joy Reid, “A Hero of the Resistance,” by Laura Holson. The online headline’s subhead: “The daughter of immigrants, she spars fiercely with supporters of President Trump, both on the air and in the Twitter ether.” How original!
Holson opened with a flattering anecdote showing Reid giving a Trump defender the heave-ho on her show, to set up the flattery to come.
It was a classically no-nonsense performance from Ms. Reid, 49, who has hosted “AM Joy” weekend mornings on MSNBC since 2016. She is a frequent substitute for other show hosts, including Chris Hayes and Rachel Maddow. She wrote a 2015 book on politics and race, “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide” — “provocative and well-argued,” Kirkus Reviews said….
In the Trump era, Ms. Reid, the daughter of immigrants, has emerged as a heroine of the resistance to his leadership. And her forceful questioning style, matching that on conservative outlets like Fox, has resonated with MSNBC’s viewers….
Our media is so sad. They’re beyond parody at this point.