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‘Why Americans hate the media': Blue-checks fawn over Biden's socks after 4 years of unmitigated vitriol toward Trump

Added 11-24-20 06:37:03pm EST - “A Bloomberg reporter gushing over president-elect Joe Biden's socks had social media seething as many suggesting the media establishment deserved the hate thrown its way for posting such transparently partisan dreck.” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “‘Why Americans hate the media’: Blue-checks fawn over Biden’s socks after 4 years of unmitigated vitriol toward Trump”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Posting a close-up of the Democratic president-to-be’s legs and feet, Jennifer Epstein, whose bio describes her as a political reporter at Bloomberg “covering the Biden transition,” enthused about Biden’s “dark blue socks adorned with lighter blue dogs,” helpfully reminding her readers that former president George H.W. Bush was also known for his whimsical footwear.

While she accompanied the vapid comment with a semi-apology – “there are plenty of more substantive things to tweet about but we can have some fun sometimes too” – Epstein was shredded on Twitter for almost literally licking Biden’s boots.

Most of the responses focused on the deep gulf between warm, fuzzy coverage of Biden and journalistic Trump Derangement Syndrome.

This is disgusting in light of the media reporting on "Biden's blue socks with lighter blue dogs" this morning.... No wonder Trump stopped taking questions https://t.co/hRozqkw4uD

“If Trump wore these same socks you’d probably write ‘Trump wears blue socks. Why it’s problematic that Hitler once wore the color blue as well’,” one user snarked.

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