For almost two months now, CNN has allowed Chris Cuomo to commit journalistic malpractice by bringing on his older brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), and the network shows no sign of stopping this obnoxious display.
At the beginning, perhaps CNN could make the excuse it was relevant to humanize both the Prime Time host and for Gov. Cuomo to provide updates on his battles with coronavirus in the state of New York. However, as I long advocated, any CNN reporter/anchor could have interviewed Gov. Cuomo and aired it on Cuomo Prime Time — just not his younger brother.
As I wrote just last week, “’Big Brother, good to see you.’ Can someone on Chris and Andrew Cuomo’s staff book time for them to see each other . . . outside of TV?”
Presented without further comment, a portion of last night’s broadcast, with the CNN anchor holding a swab: