Many in the media pointed fingers and jumped to conclusions after a series of suspicious packages were sent to prominent Democrats this week. On more than one occasion, the news media was quick to put the blame on President Donald Trump. MSNBC’s Katy Tur exploded when a guest suggested that both sides should tone down the political rhetoric.
Plus: Remember when NBC News interviewed Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick? She was one of the women who accused a teenage Brett Kavanaugh of helping to facilitate gang rapes. We’ve now discovered that NBC News had information that could undermines the credibility of Swetnick’s story. The news organization, however, didn’t report it until this week.