The media taking a “conservatives pounce” approach to any story that might otherwise look bad for Democrats is cliché, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to stop being used on a daily basis. Here’s the latest example courtesy of Politico:

There it is!

There’s a lot of pouncing and seizing going on here:

Conservatives have found their latest example of liberal hypocrisy: Disappearing outrage over protesters refusing to social distance.

The charge has spread through conservative Twitter and is invoked frequently on conservative media outlets, from Red State to Fox News.
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat who became a national figure for standing up to armed protesters objecting to her strict lockdown, was recently photographed standing extremely close to protesters. Conservatives also latched on to statements from public health officials, like New York City Council Health Committee Chairman Mark Levine, who said people should blame any uptick in Covid-19 cases on the “racism” that inspired the protesting.

As you saw, conservatives not only seized and pounced but “latched” as well.

It’s a time-honored approach from the media:

Evergreen tweet.