ABC, NBC Slam ‘Miscalculated’ Cruz; ‘Big Mistake for His Career,’ Could Be Reason Trump Loses

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/07/21/abc-nbc-slam-mi…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>The knives were out on ABC and NBC late Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in reaction to Ted Cruz&rsquo;s speech not endorsing Donald Trump as their reactions varied from Cruz having <strong>&ldquo;badly miscalculated&rdquo; </strong>to suggesting that Cruz would be blamed in November if Trump doesn&rsquo;t win the general election.</p>

<p>ABC turned immediately to political analyst and former Bush official Matthew Dowd to trash Cruz in the first of many instances throughout their coverage by opining that Cruz had taken the<strong> &ldquo;anger..aimed at Hillary Clinton and he actually turned it to anger aimed at him&rdquo; </strong>that amounted to<em> </em><strong>&ldquo;a big mistake for Ted Cruz&rsquo;s career.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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