NBC anchor Chuck Todd trended on Twitter after a Every day Present producer accused him of being a “Republican plant” on Sunday evening.
On Sunday, Every day Present producer Matt Negrin posted a prolonged Twitter thread discussing the “Meet the Press” host’s habits. Negrin personally took offense to Todd’s inviting Republican politicians to debate matters on his present.
“DEMOCRATS BANNED: @chucktodd as soon as once more invited solely Republicans onto @MeetThePress. Chuck Todd booked Invoice Cassidy to push GOP speaking factors and refused to have a single Democrat on to stability him. Since Jan. 6 Todd has booked the next Republicans on reveals with 0 Democrats,” Negrin tweeted.
He continued to counsel that Todd is definitely a “centrist Republican” who pushes right-wing speaking factors to an viewers.
“Meet the Press presents solely GOP viewpoints as a result of it’s hosted by a centrist Republican who despises liberals and needs to make use of his influential platform to let his Republican buddies brainwash your loved ones into pondering the GOP is sweet. He refuses to offer Democrats a good rebuttal,” he tweeted.
Negrin additionally steered that NBC itself is a “Republican-run media outlet” that bars Democrats from sharing their opinions.
“This can be a sample of intentional deception that @chucktodd will get away with as a result of @NBCNews is a Republican-run media outlet. Earlier than the election Chuck Todd was planting precise GOP governors on his panel and explicitly telling Democrats they weren’t allowed to hitch the present,” Negrin tweeted.
Some Twitter customers agreed with Negrin’s prolonged evaluation, main Chuck Todd’s identify to development by means of Monday morning.
“Nicely, look, I feel he’s obtained a fairly large credibility disaster on his palms as a result of all of those issues in some methods confirmed up after he mentioned one thing mainly the precise reverse,” Todd mentioned.
Though Todd has hosted Republican company, he has frequently defended Biden and Democrat politicians within the past. He additionally infamously claimed that the concept of a “liberal bias” within the media was a GOP speaking level.
“The Republicans have subsumed all of this and it’s became this. We must always have fought again higher within the mainstream media. We shouldn’t [have] accepted the premise that there was liberal bias. We must always have defended,” Todd mentioned. “I hear the assaults on reality checkers the place they ‘fact-check Republicans six instances greater than they fact-check Democrats.’ Yeah. Maybe the Republicans are being factually incorrect extra usually than the Democrats.”