Probably more coverage than GOP In NC firebombing https://t.co/lAemtTBiSa
— Andy Lancaster (@andylancaster) October 21, 2016
Come on, CNN! One supporter says something stupid and it’s “BREAKING NEWS”?
“Trump Supporter [singular] Warns of ‘Civil War’ If Trump Loses”:
This CNN Breaking News chyron has been up for 15 minutes. It's about something a single rando trump fan said outside a rally. pic.twitter.com/bcgQQE8L9s
— Peter Kafka (@pkafka) October 21, 2016
What’s worse for CNN is that in the previous segment they talked about a single Trump supporter and a single Hillary Clinton supporter who had both made similar threats, but it’s only the Trump supporter that makes the chyron.
Note that the chyron doesn’t change for the entire segment. Watch here: