PBS Pans 'Creepy' Hunter Trial That 'Has Nothing To Do With' Policy

Alex Christy | June 8, 2024
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When Washington Post associate editor and MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks recapped former President Donald Trump’s conviction on PBS NewsHour one week ago, they hailed it as a victory for the rule of law and warned that anyone who dissented was simply being political and a grave threat to institutions. When it came to discussing Hunter Biden’s trial on Friday, they sang a different song.

Host Amna Nawaz declared, “I think it's fair to say it was a very tough week, a lot of personal and embarrassing anecdotes and details that came out from a number of people, Beau Biden's widow and his ex-wife — Hunter Biden's ex-wife as well.”

She then asked, “I'm just curious about how you both view the place that this trial holds right now in our political and social conversations. And what kind of impact do you think it's having on people paying attention?”

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