CNN Ghouls Exploit Amtrak Tragedy to Oppose GOP Budget Cuts

AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek
AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek

Just after 9 a.m., the morning after the Tuesday night Amtrak crash in Philadelphia, CNN was already exploiting the tragedy to attack Republicans over budget cuts. Cristina Alesci was reporting from outside a train station. The execrable Carol Costello was anchoring:

Cristina Alesci: There’s going to be increasing questions about infrastructure, and whether infrastructure along this corridor can really handle the kind of capacity that it’s seen in the last couple of year, and how recent increases will really tax the system.

Carol Costello: And it’s interesting, Cristina, because at 10 a.m. Eastern time the House Appropriations Committee will meet, and this was planned of course before this train accident happened, but on the agenda, lawmakers are considering cutting the Amtrak budget by hundreds of millions of dollars.

The dead have not yet been counted.

We have absolutely no idea what caused this crash.

Moreover, Amtrak is already taxpayer subsidized to the tune of almost $1 billion a year. Mind you, not to help the poor, but to make it cheaper for the elite (including the media elite) to be able to sip a latte between Manhattan and Washington DC.

Stating there’s “no proof,” here’s CNN “New Day” anchor Chris Cuomo brushing aside the idea that terrorism was the cause of the Amtrak derailment:


And yet…

Without any proof, here’s Chris Cuomo using the Amtrak to warn about America’s “SERIOUS infrastructure issues”: —

Craven, partisan ghouls.


John Nolte on Twitter @NolteNC


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