CNN is being lambasted online for publishing a glowing piece on Kim Jong Un’s sister. She appeared at the Olympics and didn’t say anything openly offensive, which was enough for CNN to lavish praise on her like she had done something wonderful.
“If ‘diplomatic dance’ were an event at the Winter Olympics, Kim Jong Un’s younger sister would be favored to win gold. With a smile, a handshake and a warm message in South Korea’s presidential guest book, Kim Yo Jong has struck a chord with the public just one day into the PyeongChang Games,” the network gushed.
What did they expect her to do? Shoot daggers at the South Koreans? Start a fire? She’s a high-ranking political official who made a by-the-book public statement and smiled for the camera.
CNN writes about Kim as if she’s a starlet rather than a major player in one of the most oppressive regimes in the world.
In addition to writing nonsense, CNN writers also have a taste for bashing President Trump. After Twitter users began mocking the network for its fluffy coverage of Kim Yo Jong, host Chris Cuomo leaped to his employer’s defense.
“You don’t think having a President who lies about what is ‘fake’ and actively maligns the free press out of convenience is a bigger reason for animosity toward us than how some decide to cover this?” Cuomo snarked.
His misdirection didn’t work. Even fellow liberals were disgusted by CNN’s light treatment of Kim.
“Also stealing her country’s meager wealth to live in opulence while they starve. But doing it in style. You go, girl!” New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait, wrote.
On the other side of the aisle, conservative commentator Michelle Malkin joked: “Next up: An EXCLUSIVE @CNN investigative report on Kim Jong Un’s sister’s workout playlist, favorite boba tea flavors, and nighttime skincare routine. #SLAYGIRLFRIEND.”
North Korea is currently in the grip of Kim Jong Un’s murderous regime.
yasss kweeen! werk it as you oppress your people! gettttt that crime against humanity, gurlllll! https://t.co/ch6VrHOU6G
— David Mack (@davidmackau) February 10, 2018
(Source: Fox News)