Jake Tapper

CNN has shocked many recently with fawning coverage of North Korea at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. And they are receiving widespread criticism from both the left and the right. And while much of their coverage has been surprising and disgusting, it has not completely ensnared all of their employees. But the news they have put out has been shameful.

For instance, they angered a lot of people by declaring that the sister of dictator Kim Jong-Un was “stealing the show” at CNN:

But it got worse from there. Writer and CNN contributor Salena Zito had the courage to tweet out her anger over journalists trying to normalize North Korea, clearly falling for their propaganda. She said, “I am deeply saddened by how my profession has normalized and glamorized this murderous regime. And then we wonder why no one trusts us.”

To which CNN anchor Chris Cuomo objected to, launching a bizarre defense of North Korea because of… you guessed it: Donald Trump! Cuomo actually had the audacity to tweet out, “You don’t think having a President who lies about what is “fake” and actively maligns the free press out of convenience is a bigger reason for animosity toward us than how some decide to cover this bs?”

And to be fair, a lot of left-wing news outlets have put out puff pieces about North Korea:

But one CNN anchor was not going to put up with this ridiculous charade. Jake Tapper, anchor of The Lead decided to put out exactly where he stands on the issue. After Chris Cuomo essentially said he hated Donald Trump more than North Korea, Tapper tweeted this out:

And this:

And he retweeted Salean Zito’s tweet that so angered Chris Cuomo:

But unfortunately, the North Korean apologists and anti-Trump loons came out of the woodwork: