Hillary Clinton does not like the media very much, which is probably why she hasn’t held a press conference in almost a year.
Journalists are generally fond of Hillary Clinton, although many would prefer a woke young hunk like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and they definitely aren’t fans of Donald Trump or most Republicans.
Democratic politicians know that criticizing Hillary Clinton is often a poor career decision. The Clintons keep a “hit list” of their political enemies. They are ruthless, and they never forget.
This can be true for journalists as well. For example, here are five members of the media who were fired (or awkwardly censored on air) for the sin of criticizing Hillary Clinton.
Dr. Drew, HLN
— Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) August 27, 2016
CNN sister network HLN abruptly cancelled Dr. Drew’s show after five and a half year on the air after the host said he was “gravely concerned” about Hillary Clinton’s health. The same network recently blurred out a Donald Trump shirt worn by a New Jersey hero they were interviewing.
David Seaman, Huffington Post
— Lauren Southern (@Lauren_Southern) August 29, 2016
Seaman was reportedly fired without warning by the Huffington Post after he wrote an article with a video that raised questions about Hillary Clinton’s health. “They’re deleting and censoring commentary on her health — why is that?” Seaman said.
Matt Bruenig, Demos
— POLITICO (@politico) May 22, 2016
Bruenig, a Bernie Sanders supporter and frequent critic of Hillary Clinton, lost his job as a blogger for the left-wing think tank Demos after referring to top Clinton ally Neera Tanden as a “scumbag” during a Twitter spat.
David Schuster, MSNBC
The Clintons reportedly lobbied GE to get rid of David Shuster at MSNBC https://t.co/Fyk2eeTIqk
— Amanda Terkel (@aterkel) July 22, 2014
Schuster, a former MSNBC personality, landed himself in hot water in 2008 for suggesting that former first daughter Chelsea Clinton was being “pimped out” on behalf of Hillary’s presidential campaign. Schuster apologized the next day, but that didn’t stop the Clintons from personally lobbying the board members of General Electric, then the parent company of NBC Universal, to get rid of him.
Brianna Keilar, CNN
CNN reporter cut off when she mentions Hillary supported the 1994 crime bill which led to mass incarcerations. https://t.co/M3S6jDLbRl
— $ Brendon Walsh $ (@brendonwalsh) July 15, 2016
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