CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta is one of many in the mainstream media who, for lack of a better term, despises President Donald Trump. After Trump’s address to the nation the other night on Coronavirus, Acosta criticized the President.
“I think we should point out, at one point during this address the President referred to the coronavirus as a ‘foreign virus,'” Acosta said. “Now, why the President would go as far as to describe it as a foreign virus? That is something we’ll also be asking questions about.”
Acosta then took it a step further.
“I think it is going to come across to a lot of Americans as smacking of xenophobia to use that kind of term in this speech,” he said.
Unfortunately, for Acosta, he’s on Twitter. And tweets don’t just go away. On Jan. 23, Acosta tweeted:
“CNN International: Authorities in Beijing have canceled all large-scale Chinese New Year celebrations in an effort to contain the growing spread of Wuhan Coronavirus.”
This is irresponsible by Acosta. The fact Trump refers to the Coronavirus as a foreign virus has nothing to do with xenophobia. And attacks like this only reinforce why Americans have a growing distrust of the media.