Word selection by cable news hosts is often the greatest reflection of both deliberate and subconscious bias.
Look no further than the gentle cable news coverage given to students harassing and following Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) into a restroom on Sunday on the campus of Arizona State University over the senator’s opposition to the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.
In addition to the tepid coverage of the harassment from publications, MSNBC and CNN provided reporting on Monday that was bizarre in its soft treatment of a disgusting matter.
During the 7 a.m. ET hour of CNN’s New Day, co-host John Berman said, “No one, I think, has had a spotlight on them like Kyrsten Sinema, who went back to Arizona and