Liberals Get Enraged At CBS’ “60 Minutes” Over Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Interview
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Do you want to know a surefire way to trigger a bunch of liberals?
Allow one of their political opponents to speak on liberal media shows like “60 Minutes.”
You might think the world was ending by the reaction to CBS’ announcement of the Lesley Stahl interview with Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on the “60 Minutes” Sunday episode.
Liberals were furious when they saw the preview on the show’s official Twitter account with four images of the show’s host speaking with Greene.
The caption read, “Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, nicknamed MTG, isn’t afraid to share her opinions, no matter how intense and in-your-face they are. She sits down with Lesley Stahl this Sunday on 60 Minutes.”
Que the outrageous takes by some of Twitter’s most prominent libs.
Elie Mystal, a frequent MSNBC guest and a correspondent with The Nation, apparently doesn’t believe Greene deserves such “civil treatment.”
He chastised the show tweeting, “The way you guys say her ‘nickname’ is MTG… as if it’s a cute moniker bestowed by her besties… when her initials are just MTG and her ‘nicknames’ are ‘Marjorie Three Names’ and ‘Unfrozen Caveman Congresswoman’ just shows that you’re here to launder her rep and complicit.”
It’s about time a show like “60 Minutes” gives a platform to someone with whom they disagree.
It’s not likely that it was a fair and balanced interview, but liberals don’t even like the idea that Greene was allowed to speak.
Liberal actor Bradley Whitford shared his unhinged take, comparing Greene to Adolf Hitler.
“Reminds me of a guy we defeated in the 1940s who wasn’t afraid to share his opinions, no matter how intense and in-your-face they were. Too bad you couldn’t interview him, @LesleyRStahl, you could have asked him about his vegetarianism and his love of dogs,” he tweeted.
“You’re legitimizing a ghoul who harasses victims of school shootings, @60Minutes. But yeah, @LesleyRStahl, you’ll get tons of attention! Not great for a generation traumatized by gun violence. Shame on you.”
Atlantic contributor Jemele Hill shared her dismay with the show tweeting, “There’s nothing wrong with interviewing and profiling controversial, even despicable people, but this framing is s—.
“There’s also a fine line between engaging provocative people and platforming stupid. This is platforming stupid.”
MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan reflected on CBS’s decision to interview the Georgia Congresswoman. His tweet read, “So brazen anti-Muslim, antisemitic, anti-trans bigotry, and insane conspiracies about Hillary Clinton torturing kids and murdering her opponents, are reduced by a storied American news brand merely to ‘intense and in-your-face’. This is equal parts embarrassing and reckless.”
Former GOP Congressman from Illinois and January 6 Committee member Adam Kinzinger couldn’t be left out. He tweeted, “Wow. Insane that 60 min would do this.”
One Twitter user summed it all up:
“Left-wing liberals are furious 60 Minutes dared to have Marjorie Taylor Green on the show. They can’t stand not being able to control the narrative. Just more proof of their fascist ideology. Liberals need to open their eyes.”
Allowing other ideas and beliefs to make it to the mainstream terrifies liberals. They can’t back up their arguments or views so they want to silence dissent instead.