All three networks on Tuesday worried about Donald Trump’s “lack of curiosity” in the wake of a “startling” new climate change report. After discussing a draft report leaked to the New York Times, Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos sneered, “No word yet on whether they will suppress, dismiss, or endorse the report.”
On CBS This Morning, Major Garrett offered a lecture: “The lack of comment from officials here and from those at some of the relevant federal agencies about this report’s startling conclusions suggest not just skepticism but, at least initially, a lack of curiosity.”
“Lack of curiosity” is a favorite for snide CBS journalists. In 2008, guest Arianna Huffington mocked Sarah Palin’s “lack of curiosity.”
Speaking of curiosity, CBS This Morning could use some more of it. Last week, when the Dow skyrocketed past 22,000, the show skipped the story.
Over on NBC’s Today, Matt Lauer peppered Nikki Haley about the global warming report, demanding, “Given the fact we just pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord, will the administration embrace the results of this study?”
After failing to get the answer he sought, Lauer tried again: “Will we embrace the results of this report from 13 federal agencies?”
[Today’s biased segment on CBS was brought to you by Toyota, Blue Diamond nuts and Discover. ]
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