MSNBC Opens Inauguration Coverage....By Touting Obama; He’s ‘Elevated the Office’

Curtis Houck | January 20, 2017
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See more in the cross-post on the NewsBusters blog.

Roughly five minutes into MSNBC’s Inauguration coverage, host Brian Williams switched gears from discussing Donald Trump becoming President to mythologizing President Obama for having “elevated the office...improved by touching the office and shown great respect for the office he's the custodian of.”

This teed up Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson to ooze praise for Obama with veiled shots at predecessors like George W. Bush for lacking the same level of intelligence.

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