You might recall that CNN’s Chris Cillizza once waved away accusations of media bias by tweeting that “reporters don’t root for a side, period.” However, Cillizza’s CNN colleague, the intrepid Resistance reporter Jim Acosta, has repeatedly proven himself to be one of the many exceptions to that “rule.” But Acosta did recently find the time to defend some Republicans from Trump criticism:

There were many who remembered when it wasn’t off limits to go after those very people:

That was different! *Eye roll*

Acosta gonna Acosta:

That might help explain CNN’s numbers.