Via @CSPAN's @HowardMortman: CNN's Zucker and Blitzer, NBC's Turness and Griffin arriving for Trump meeting pic.twitter.com/zKp6Oo3GmD— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) November 21, 2016
You just have to love the open contempt for their own profession these moguls of the American free press show by obediently reporting to the Dark Tower for their "off the record" meetings with Il Douche.
A reminder that President-elect Trump and Jeff Zucker (seen here celebrating on election night) --
-- already have a very special relationship. From The Wrap in February, 2016:
How Jeff Zucker Turned Donald Trump From a Reality Star to a FrontrunnerThe rise of Donald Trump has stunned almost everyone in the media and political establishment — except for a TV executive who can take more credit for Trump’s media success than almost anyone:CNN President Jeff Zucker.Zucker has given Trump so much play on his network — sometimes airing Trump rallies end to end — that it has shocked some colleagues and media observers. For the once-lagging network, the Trump play has paid off wildly: Its ratings have skyrocketed this election cycle.As Trump prepares for yet another appearance on CNN — on Thursday’s Republican debate — the symbiotic relationship between the two is a reminder that Trump and Zucker have done this dance before, when Zucker was running NBC and Trump’s “The Apprentice” became a hit for the once-struggling network....
If you have not already given up cable teevee, now would be an excellent time to start.