As we told you earlier, former Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti has been charged with identity theft and fraud, though he denies the charges.

That is just the latest round of trouble for the lawyer who was given a whole lot of air time by a media that was highly complimentary of the Trump critic. This video from the Free Beacon sums up just how much fawning was going on, and they’d probably like everybody to forget about it now:

That’s just… embarrassing. And then some:

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We look forward to Brian Stelter investigating the troubling allegations made in the Vanity Fair article about reporters hiding Michael Avenatti’s bad behavior