CNN Under HEAVY FIRE – BUSTED Editing Trump To Change What He Said In Attempt To Humiliate Him…
The once respected cable news pioneer, CNN, has already taken a hit to its credibility during this campaign season, frequently being referred to as the “Clinton New Network” so blatant has its bias been toward Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton.
Now, just a week after being forced to fire longtime Democrat operative and current interim chair of the Democrat National Committee, Donna Brazile, for feeding Hillary Clinton debate questions she obtained through her word as a consultant at the network, CNN finds itself embroiled in another controversy favoring Clinton.
But this time, CNN may have gone too far, as it posted an article purposefully edited not only to alter a Donald Trump quote, but to create the impression that the Republican candidate opposing Clinton was actually advocating that his supporters vote more than once.
The headline for the CNN article as originally posted read:
“Donald Trump, skeptical of mail-in balloting, encourages voting more than once if necessary.”
Obviously, in any election, such an assertion by the top-of-the-ticket candidate would be shocking, but in this hotly contested race, where the candidates attack the character of the other instead of addressing the issues, the misquote is highly inflammatory.
“If you go to university center, they’ll give you a new ballot, they’ll void your old ballot, in some places they do that four or five times, so by tomorrow, almost everyone will have their new ballots in.”
CNN edited Trump’s actual words, which differ significantly in meaning and intent from those the pro-Hillary news source wanted to convey in the first place.
“If you go to university center, they’ll give you a new ballot, they’ll void your old ballot. They’ll give you a new ballot, and you can go out and make sure it gets in. Now in some places, they do that four or five times, but we don’t do that. So by tomorrow, almost everyone will have their new ballots in.”
The edit quickly drew angry calls from readers, forcing CNN to amend the headline to what was still a pro-Hillary position against Trump, but nonetheless not a gross misrepresentation of his words.
“Trump stokes skepticism of Colorado voting system.”
A far cry from encouraging supporters to vote multiple times, but apparently at CNN, all’s fair if it gets Hillary elected on Tuesday.
Here is a video showing what Trump really said: