CBS Seizes on Trump COVID Diagnosis as ‘October Surprise’


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Refusing to let go of campaign politics even for a day, on Friday, CBS This Morning seized on President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis as the “October surprise” of the 2020 campaign. The broadcast also decided that it was important, just hours after the troubling news broke, to remind viewers of polling showing the pandemic was a supposed political advantage for Joe Biden.

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