Skip to comments.At CNN's Clinton Town Hall, audience coached to cheer for Hillary
Posted on 06/22/2014 10:21:59 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Erik Wemple of the Washington Post media blog attended Hillary Clinton's town hall meeting staged by CNN and reports that prior to the show, a stage manager coached the audience to cheer and whoop it up for the former secretary of state:
The event took place at the Newseum, which is on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington between the Capitol and the White House. The District is a blue jurisdiction that turned out 91 percent for President Obama in the 2012 election, and its surrounded by places like Arlington County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md. also very blue spots. When asked whether the Clinton camp played any role in how the town hall interview was presented, Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill responded, this was entirely [CNN's] show, so you should talk to them about it.
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.
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The same clown that wrote Obama’s Styrofoam Columns stadium speech while he was the head of NBC Entertainment (No conflict of interest at all there, Only a RASSISS! would think that), is now the CEO at CNN.
Obviously, he has given them their marching orders.
Everything is astro-turf with these guys.
All attendees to any Clinton propaganda tour location should adorn a blue dress and black beret. Black thong optional.
soon she’ll be taking her audience with her everywhere she goes
I don’t believe they were coached. Threatened would be more like it.
I thought the Newseum was in the Gannet Building in Alington?