Skip to comments.WaPo: CNN coached audience to cheer for Hillary during town hall event
Posted on 06/21/2014 5:31:54 PM PDT by mandaladon
When CNN rolled out the red carpet for Hillary Clintons town-hall interview with Christiane Amanpour, they did more than just build a set and invite an audience to participate.
According to the Washington Posts Erik Wemple, who attended the event, CNN warmed up the crowd for Hillary and even coached them on how to cheer and make noise to demonstrate enthusiasm for the former Secretary of State.
Note the whoops at the beginning of the broadcast, and near the end of this clip when Amanpour asks about her decision on running for President cheers that were part of the coaching Wemple reports: To add energy to its show (attended by the Erik Wemple Blog), CNN deployed an enthusiastic stage director who coached the audience to applaud at various points throughout the broadcast not in a partisan manner for Clinton, but for the sake of the town halls television optics.
Approximately 15 minutes before the show, the producer ran the audience through a practice round of applause and noise-making. The results of the audience-prodding turn up in the shows video.
Just how difficult was it for CNN to find a naturally enthusiastic audience, anyway? The event was staged in Washington DC, which as Wemple notes isnt exactly a hotbed of conservative politics:
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Not a surprise, the MSM is simply a part of the government these days
OK, before the red light goes on, when Hillary promises a rectal exam with a red hot poker, everybody cheer OK??? Got it....
Which is why for years CNN was known as the Clinton News Network.
“Which is why for years CNN was known as the Clinton News Network.”
I always refer to it as the Communist News Network. Fortunately, only the Marxist watch it.
Watch her when she enters the room. She waves to random people and reacts to them as if they were her best friend. Nauseating sack of shit.
CNN is the Clown News Network. Sorry to all of the clowns out there.
Sounds like a bought and paid for audience of stupids when you still have to coach them.
“Yakety Sax” should be played every time that worthless piece of crap speaks.
I’d have to lift one cheek to make the proper noise
Hillary! is going to fade from the scene. But here’s my question: why does she always have a pillow behind her back whenever she’s sitting? What’s up with that?
A distinction without a difference.
“why does she always have a pillow behind her back whenever shes sitting? Whats up with that?”
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