Thursday Throwdown: The Tapper/Biden Interview
It’s our new weekly episode: Thursday Throwdown, the place to get your exclusive dose of midweek media madness.
This week, we’re returning to Jake Tapper’s seldom-seen move to primetime, where even having President Biden for a sit-down interview could only land him a distant third place in ratings behind Fox News and MSNBC. It’s an interview with no follow-up questions, pressure on the president, or debate of any kind.
But Useful Idiots is fixing that. Katie and Aaron throw down to critique Biden’s fear-mongering propaganda on Russia and his hypocrisy on Saudi Arabia, and debate what, if anything, can be done to find a path to peace after the US and the rest of the west sabotaged all hopes of negotiation.
But hey, at least Jake put his tie back on.
We’re excited about Thursday Throwdowns and hope you are too. We’d love to hear what other corporate media tools you’d like to see us watch: Carlson, Maddow, bootlegged footage of Stelter’s new college class at Harvard? Let us know in the comments!
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