CNN’s John King — an anchor and chief national correspondent — urged viewers Tuesday night to “trust us” as midterm election night issues surface.
What did King say about it?
King advised people to “stay off social media,” while anchor Jake Tapper made a joke. King said, “If you want to know, are there really problems with voting?” Trust your local officials. Trust us here. Trust a news source you trust and can trust to be truthful about this. They are doing their jobs well.
John King, u201cCNN: “Stop using social media, people.” Trust your local officials if you want to know if there are any issues with voting. We can help you here.”u201d
— Greg Price (@Greg Price)
Twitter’s reactions to King’s plea were very funny
- “Does @JohnKingCNN offer self-awareness seminars?” conservative podcaster Ron Coleman asked.
- One commenter said, “I trust CNN as much as I trust the CDC.” stated.
- Another user said, “I trust gas station sushi better than CNN, John King and local officials.” revealed.
- Another commenter said, “The network that is hemorhaging viewers and can’t afford to retain their staff because of lack of credibility wants to trust us to trust… their electoral coverage.”