As Twitchy told you, Nancy Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff has suggested that Donald Trump is a hypocrite because he put the kibosh on Pelosi’s planned CODEL trip until the shutdown ends even though Trump himself traveled to Iraq during the shutdown.

It didn’t take long for media firefighters to leap into action:

There’s plenty more where that came from, but you get the idea.

It shouldn’t be … but it is when you’re willfully obtuse.

But they can’t help themselves.

That might be the one thing the media don’t suck at.

“Just stating a fact.”

How is it possible that they’re so bad at this? Just because they suffer from selective amnesia doesn’t mean the rest of us do.

Meanwhile, just in case you were looking for another layer to the media’s shameless hackery, chew on this:

Have we mentioned that they’re really, really bad at this?

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