“We lose our ability to function as rationally informed citizens every time we chuckle or smile at something he says!”…

(News Busters) During a speech at a campaign rally for a congressional race in Pennsylvania on Saturday, President Trump unleashed on the liberal media and NBC Political Director Chuck Todd whom he called a “sleeping son of a b*tch.”

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And as would be expected, CNN media reporter Brian Stelter and his Reliable Sources panel responded with their own righteously indignant hot takes.

Chief among them was Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik who argued that if you laughed at Trump’s jokes you were damaging society.

Stelter set up the tone of the show to once again be all about bemoaning how Trump treated the media trying to undermine him. “Journalists are still near the top of Trump’s enemies list and that attack against Chuck Todd, in particular, has to be called out…

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Zurawik appeared during Stelter’s second panel dedicated to whining about the President, and he bitterly declared that “we’re amusing ourselves to death.” According to him, “we lose our ability to function as rationally informed citizens every time we chuckle or smile at something he says!”

“What he did at that rally, April [Ryan] is so right. It’s evil and the stuff he said about Chuck Todd is dangerous, but too many people are smiling at it, and even some are applauding. Very dangerous,” Zurawik loudly proclaimed. And to keep Zurawik going, Stelter chimed in to ask him: “What you’re saying, David, it raises this question how journalists can avoid being part of the act, part of the entertainment?”…

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