As Twitchy reported not once but twice yesterday, this tweet from Savanah Guthrie promising an interview with Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, who stood toe-to-toe with Nathan Phillips on the Lincoln Memorial steps, caused more than a few meltdowns, with critics saying they could hear the “white-on-white empathy” dripping from her voice.
— Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) January 22, 2019
Intercept columnist Medhi Hasan saw the interview as one of a kid whose parents could hire a crisis PR firm.
The power of having parents who can employ a crisis management firm for you. https://t.co/eDwY9q6l7P
— Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan) January 22, 2019
If we’d had verified journalists like Kurt Eichenwald going through the first, edited video frame-by-frame and posting every boy’s face to social media and demanding their names, and other journalists describing our son’s “punchable face,” and blue-checks calling for our son and his classmates to be shot on sight, we’d probably hire some help too, even if we had to pay in installments.
You're attacking a child.
— … (@jtLOL) January 23, 2019
Weird, are you trying to get your name on the defamation lawsuit too? ???
— PunishedGenderBro69 (@Bro69Gender) January 23, 2019
You are a nasty piece of work.
— william bee (@williambeebooks) January 23, 2019
Grown man approaches schoolkid, adult confronts kid, adult gets in kids face intimidating him.. Kid is a white male.. Kid is evil, vile, needs to be hurt.. Blue ticks are good, listen to blue ticks
— Steller Artarse. ?? (@Lazybastarandy) January 23, 2019
The power of unaccountable slander from journalists, politicians and celebrities. You'd think someone at the center of a national lie might get a second to tell their side. All this fiasco proves is that public people are self absorbed and do not care about the truth.
— Cryp20 (@Cryp20) January 23, 2019
Really? What do you know about his family situation? Tell me facts. Or is this he’s white and therefore he has privileges? Your thinking is a disgrace. Take your race baiting, judgements, and stereotypes and go far far away. You are the problem.
— End the silent holocaust (@LeanRight3) January 23, 2019
Says guy with a media platform attacking a teenager. https://t.co/FHkUqiCgMn
— BT (@back_ttys) January 23, 2019
"How dare these parents use any means that they have to try to protect these kids from our efforts to destroy them based on smears and lies?"
The PR firm wouldn't be necessary if not for evil assh*les trying to destroy a bunch of kids for wearing the wrong hats. https://t.co/KqVYAYTbR6
— (((AG))) (@AG_Conservative) January 23, 2019
UNHINGED: Lefties completely lose it after Savannah Guthrie teases interview with Covington student https://t.co/l91kpkxtcC
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) January 23, 2019