Last night, CNN conducted an hour-long town hall with Donald Trump’s family, moderated by anchor Anderson Cooper. The previous night, Cooper interviewed Governor John Kasich’s family; and tonight, Cooper will interview Ted Cruz and his wife, Heidi Cruz.
So, by no means is this an isolated incident, solely to promote Trump, as many on Twitter indicated.
This wasn’t some exclusive favor CNN did to Trump — not an infomercial, as many tweeted — it was something offered to all candidates.
Now, whether or not CNN should’ve aired these town halls is a separate issue, but it was in no way an infomercial for Trump: CNN carved three nights of primetime up for the three remaining GOP candidates, with the following day slated to be the Brooklyn Democratic debate airing on CNN.