CNN’s Brian Stelter, along with Julie IoffeKaren Tumulty, Philip Bump, and many other journalists, claimed that if nothing else, the Mueller report proved that the reporting done by the mainstream media during the two-year investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia was “on the mark.”

So why did it take until a couple of weeks before the report’s release for Democrats to play it down after hyping it for two years? Because anyone watching or reading those mainstream news sources had been bombarded with the idea that President Trump was guilty and was on the road to impeachment.

We know journalists think a lot of each other, so we guess attendees of this year’s World News Day conference in Toronto will be thrilled to have the host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources” on hand to help explain why fact-based journalism matters.

“For the first time in recent memory, the CNN show didn’t place in the top 150 cable shows in the 18-49-year-old demo.”

Um, Stelter works cheap? Everyone else was busy?