***To read the full blog, please check out the complete post on NewsBusters***
In a perfect example of how the left and the media put hating President Trump ahead of almost everything else, including their own political victories, the first reaction the broadcast networks had to the Supreme Court’s Thursday ruling protecting DACA was to boast about it being a “big blow” to the President. They would eventually note how hundreds of thousands of so-called “Dreamers” were now allowed to stay in the U.S., at least for now, but it always came after dunking on Trump.
ABC’s World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News each kicked off their evening newscasts with the DACA ruling, and the first words out of each anchor’s mouth was bragging about the loss for Trump. “Tonight, the Supreme Court ruling on the Dreamers, blocking President Trump's plan to end the program that protects nearly 650,000 young immigrants who came to America as children, protecting them from being deported,” announced ABC anchor David Muir.
“Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court's more liberal justices in the 5-4 decision, saying the President has the right to dismantle the program, but that the administration failed to provide, quote, ‘a reasoned explanation for its action,’” Muir added before noting the reaction of Dreamers:
On the steps of the supreme court today, there were celebrations, banners says "America is home." It was a blow to the President, ending DACA was a top campaign promise. And it was the second time this week the high court has ruled against him, after Tuesday's decision protecting LGBTQ workers from discrimination in the workplace.
Only after Muir noted Trump’s angry reaction did correspondent Terry Moran really explore what it meant for DACA recipients. “Across America, for hundreds of thousands of dreamers, there was relief, for now,” he reported. “For many, the ruling keeps hope alive.”