The show must go on. The Acosta Show, we mean. If Jim Acosta’s not the center of attention, he’s lost.

Which is why he’s so fortunate to work for CNN, because they’ll not only defend him to their dying breath, they’ll build him an altar upon which he can repeatedly martyr himself in the name of Real News, Mr. President:

Acosta gonna Acosta.

Anything to hold onto that mic.

That’s all any of this was ever about.

Oh, there’s something wrong, all right.

He keeps us busy. So there’s that.

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