Why Is CBS Strategizing With Dem Mayor on How to Embarrass Trump?

Scott Whitlock | July 17, 2020
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[See NewsBusters for more.] The journalists at CBS This Morning on Friday openly plotted with Atlanta’s Democratic mayor – a possible VP candidate for Joe Biden – into presenting Donald Trump with a “citation” for not wearing a mask. Talking to Keisha Lance Bottoms, co-host Tony Dokoupil asked about an Atlanta mandate to wear masks. Offering petty advice on how to embarrass Trump, he wondered, “You said President Trump violated the mandate. How will you pursue and will you enforce that enforcement against the President himself?” This was too much even for Bottoms she dismissed, “I’m not going to cite the President of the United States.” “Why not,” shot back Dokoupil. She patiently explained, “He's not here, so we can't give him a ticket if he's not in Atlanta.” This still wasn’t enough for the host. He pressed, “I think you could probably locate the President if you wanted to hand him that citation.”