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CNN reporters Jim Acosta and Brian Stelter have staunchly defended their own networks:
We are real news Mr. President. #realnews
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) February 18, 2017
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) July 10, 2017
And now actor John Leguizamo (“Ice Age,” “John Wick”) has waded into the fray, defending the media in general:
The media is not leftist or liberal they report facts! Facts can't pic a side they are objective! Don't b another amoral backboneless R! https://t.co/xm4yDcUuPN
— John Leguizamo (@JohnLeguizamo) July 10, 2017
And as a collective body, Twitter rolled its eyes so hard they nearly got stuck:
@RAMRANTS what channel is that on we're media only presents facts???
— Jimmy Coleman (@JimmyColeman11) July 10, 2017
Please be satire, please be satire… pic.twitter.com/9NLEG4f2TH
— Mickey Cohen (@CryptoCohen) July 10, 2017
Facts can't pick a side, but you can starve them into a Size 2 skirt, dye their hair blonde & give them their own #CNN opinion hour.
— Marie von Astra (@marievonastra) July 10, 2017
MamboMouth, u are smarter than that.100% of White House reporters are DemoRats..FACT.
CNN giving Hillary debate questions is Objective?
— DJHex (@LAhex) July 10, 2017
— I AM Trending (@my77cents) July 10, 2017
And then, in unison, each and every one of them banged their heads on their desks: