Former California Senator Barbara Boxer was attacked and stolen from her cell phone on Monday in Oakland, but anyone who relies on CNN or MSNBC’s prime-time queues for information has been left in the lurch. ignorance of the astonishing attack.
The liberal media have recently been criticized for downplaying or ignoring a spike in violent crime in America’s largest cities. Boxer theft appears to be the latest example, as CNN and MSNBC both ignored the breaking news during prime time as details unfolded, according to a search for transcripts by Grabien Media.
MAIN MEDIA CONTINUE TO CHALLENGE AMERICAN CITIES AMID INCREASE IN CRIME: “THEY REFUSE TO CALL LIBERAL MAYORS”
Boxer, a Democrat from California, was in the Jack London Square neighborhood of Oakland when someone shoved her on the back and took her phone, she tweeted late Monday afternoon .
“Tucker Carlson Tonight”, “Hannity” and “The Ingraham Angle” all mentioned the latest news which was ignored by CNN and MSNBC.
“Anderson Cooper 360”, “Cuomo Prime Time”, “Don Lemon Tonight”, “All In with Chris Hayes”, “The Rachel Maddow Show”, “Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” and “The 11th Hour with Brian Williams All kept the latest news from their viewers.
CNN and MSNBC did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
“The lack of national media coverage of the increase in violent crime is doing the city dwellers who are victims a disservice and is contributing to the downward spiral,” the Cornell professor and media critic recently told Fox News. Law School, William A. Jacobson. “The fact that these cities have almost all progressive mayors suggests that part of the lack of coverage is politically motivated. “
In a statement, Boxer’s office said she was “grateful that she was not seriously injured.”
FORMER SEN. BARBARA BOXER ATTACKED, STOLEN IN CALIFORNIA
CNN’s “New Day” managed to cover the story Tuesday morning.
Boxer, 80, served in the United States Senate from 1993 to 2017, when she was replaced by Kamala Harris. Boxer also served for a decade in the House of Representatives.
The incident took place in Oakland, where Democratic Mayor Libby Schaaf has served since 2015.
“The media is so leftist they refuse to call liberal city mayors for spikes in violent crime,” Media Research Center vice president Dan Gainor told Fox News.
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The department’s flight section is investigating the incident. A reward of $ 2,000 is offered for any information leading to an arrest.
Louis Casiano of Fox News contributed to this report.