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HYPOCRITES: Regardless of COVID, ABC, CBS Swoon Over ‘Nationwide Block Celebration’ Akin to V-J Day

Over the subsequent few weeks when the liberal media insist you’d be wherever from a egocentric prick to a homicide in the event you select to rejoice Christmas, Hanukkah, New Yr’s Eve, and/or Thanksgiving together with your households, hold these quotes in thoughts.

ABC and CBS offered intensive protection Saturday evening of the Biden-Harris victory celebration and speeches from each candidates after information networks declared them hours earlier the winners. 

And amid their hours of protection, each discarded coronavirus restrictions or scoldings. As an alternative, they gushed over the “euphoria,” “pleasure,” and “unbridled exuberance” emanating from the Mom Nature-ordained crowds, packed shoulder-to-shoulder in cities for a celebration akin to Mardi Gras, “nationwide block celebration,” a tailgate, and even V-J Day. 



If liberal journalists are keen to throw their very own tips out the window for Black Lives Matter marches and now Biden victory events, many Individuals will surprise why ought to they be subjected to guidelines that liberal journalists and their buddies received’t observe.

Like we did with CNN’s early reactions to the projections, under is a more-than-generous serving to of quotes.


There’s ‘Euphoria,’ ‘Jubuliation’ in This ‘Nationwide Block Celebration’

CBS Night Information anchor Norah O’Donnell: “[W]hile there may be disappointment amongst President Trump’s supporters and Republicans, there may be additionally a way of euphoria on this nation.”

CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King: “Yeah. I known as it unbridled exuberance. It is like, Norah, the nation is having a nationwide block celebration. You may go from metropolis to metropolis to metropolis and for essentially the most half, see folks leaping out of their skins…Most individuals are sporting their masks — some individuals are not. However individuals are being very respectful and simply very completely happy and embracing of each other on Occasions Sq., which is large at this explicit. You are feeling it. The enjoyment is palpable on the market.” 

O’Donnell: “2020 has been so troublesome for therefore many, not simply due to the coronavirus however job losses and others and so, there’s a sense for individuals who help Joe Biden, a way of jubilation tonight, and that is why they’re out within the streets.”

— 8:03 p.m. Japanese.


Mom Nature Was on Joe Biden’s Facet and Needed Folks to Rejoice

“[T]he climate was so stunning. Right here it’s November. It is unseasonably heat on this aspect on the — on the nation. Typically throughout the marketing campaign, you noticed folks bundled up in coats. However I can not recover from how heat — it is nearly like mom nature was cooperating on at the present time for all of the folks to be out….You may really feel the vitality and pleasure from people who find themselves supporting Joe Biden.”

— King, 8:09 p.m. Japanese.

To Heck with COVID, Isn’t This ‘Victory Speech Meets Tailgate’ Nice?

“It’s one thing that we did not actually get to see a lot, if in any respect, throughout this marketing campaign. That is victory speech meets tailgate, George. We’ve got by no means seen one thing fairly like this. A celebration like this within the parking zone. However the supporters have been right here for hours, tons of of them lined up with their automobiles. They’re celebrating. They’re dancing. Folks right here having an excellent time. And Joe Biden will be capable to get pleasure from a crowd in a approach that he has had about actually all through this complete marketing campaign.”

— ABC senior congressional correspondent Mary Bruce, 8:01 p.m. Japanese.

This Is Like Friday Night time Lights, Mardi Gras, NYE, and V-J Day Rolled into One

“1000’s of individuals, Norah. Gayle bought it proper when she mentioned this seems like a victory celebration for a baseball staff, a soccer staff. It jogs my memory of Mardi Gras. When you’ve been to a parade, that is what it seems like, a giant ol’ celebration.”

— CBS correspondent David Begnaud, 8:24 p.m. Japanese.


“And it nearly form of seems like New Yr’s Eve, speaking to people who find themselves gathered exterior and the joy.”

— O’Donnell, 8:25 p.m. Japanese.


60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson: “[B]ut talking to folks at present, V.J. Day in Occasions Sq.. There’s that well-known {photograph} of the kiss in Occasions Sq.. There are individuals who describe a form of launch and that comes…from one thing they’ve felt constricted by over the previous few years…However that I’ve by no means heard in politics, this sense of emotional launch on — on an election day or on the finish of an election.”

King: “It is vitally emotional. That is a extremely good option to describe it. What you’re feeling once you stroll round and discuss to the folks and take a look at the folks and listen to the folks, this can be very emotional for everybody.”

— Dialog at 8:26 p.m. Japanese.


“[L]ooking at these pictures, that is soccer season, proper? This appears to be like like Friday evening in America after your favourite staff simply received the state championship. And great for our nation on this divided time to have an evening like this the place folks appear joyous, no less than for a night.”

— ABC’s Nightline co-host Byron Pitts, 8:15 p.m. Japanese.

Irony: Huge NYC Crowd, ‘Voices of America’ Cheer Biden’s COVID Plan

“Biden and Harris, the massive banner, is correct beneath the ball the place it drops each New Yr’s Eve. Norah, I would like you to know the loudest applause we heard throughout Joe Biden’s speech was when he introduced he was going to type a COVID job drive. And the folks could not hear him. They have been actually studying his phrases and the closed captioning on the display, studying his lips, they usually erupted in applause. I need to offer you some response. [INTERVIEWS] Norah, the voices of America, again to you.”

— Begnaud, 9:38 p.m. Japanese.

Put Apart COVID, the Delaware Crowd Had ‘Variety,’ Noticed a ‘Highly effective Second’

“[W]hat strikes me about this crowd and we have been strolling round a bit of bit tonight, is the variety of this crowd and discuss, you already know, what this second means for ladies and for younger ladies and there are a number of them right here tonight…And for the primary time tonight, they are going to be capable to search for at that stage and see somebody who appears to be like like them. What a robust second for everybody on this nation, no matter politics…They’re attempting their finest to verify that is socially distanced. You may see, although, the gang there may be beginning to fill in a bit of bit. Everybody, although, in these masks, following the rules as a lot as they will. It’s only a second. It’s a second for Kamala Harris and for Joe Biden to have the ability to look out and see a throng of supporters[.]”

— Bruce, 8:15 p.m. Japanese

ABC: D.C. Was ‘Stuffed with Pleasure,’ Had ‘The Largest Dance Celebration’

“Instantly, folks have been working to this space. This has been the most important dance celebration in Washington, D.C., I’ve bought to say and it has been happening all day lengthy. All the way in which up a number of, a number of blocks, all the way in which near the White Home. Actually, we have now a digicam that is simply above these rooftops there, I need to present you what that crowd appeared like proper now. There you see, St. John’s Church. That is, after all, Black Lives Matter Plaza. And that is the place we noticed these protests in the summertime. We keep in mind that tear fuel that was used right here. So, for lots of people who’re out right here, that is very symbolic, for them to be doing this right here, to be celebrating this right here.”

— ABC correspondent Gio Benitez, 8:12 p.m. Japanese.

“Washington is filled with pleasure tonight. I noticed so many honking horns as I got here in, George. It was fairly outstanding, seeing folks have pleasure within the streets, even within the Black Lives Matter Plaza, the place there was a lot rigidity and unrest this summer season.”

— ABC chief Justice correspondent Pierre Thomas, 8:18 p.m. Japanese.

COVID Isn’t Over, However Folks Ought to Be Allowed to Rejoice En Masse

“There you see Occasions Sq. and the celebration as 1000’s have gathered at what’s known as “the crossroads of the world,” to mark this second. It is as if — it is as if in some methods the pandemic has ended, which it has not. However folks really feel the sense they need to rush to the scene of the place different individuals are to hitch within the celebration.”

— O’Donnell, 9:10 p.m. Japanese.

It’s a Hen! It’s a Aircraft! It’s Black Lives Matter Plaza ‘Singing!’

“They’re singing, regardless of the masks. All of the discuss, clearly, about COVID-19. This can be a big celebration out right here, Norah. Folks have been gathering by way of the day on Black Lives Matter Plaza they usually’re attempting to ship a message to the present President…[T]his has been a peaceable demonstration, a peaceable celebration, if you’ll. Past these barricades, you could have a celebration that stretches farther down the road, and maybe you can also make out the White Home down the block. It is about three blocks away. The folks on this crowd, they need to guarantee that the President does not get any sleep tonight. We hear singing. We hear drums. We hear fireworks.”

— CBS Justice and Homeland Safety correspondent Jeff Pegues, 8:13 p.m. Japanese.

Delaware ‘Tailgate Celebration’ Is ‘Packed In,’ However At Least They’re Exterior!

CBS political correspondent Ed O’Keefe: “Everybody has been inspired to put on masks. Everybody has been inspired to maintain their social distance. As we are able to see, there’s a few of that happening. And so they handed out the American flags earlier within the day. 1000’s have descended on the place all through the day…And the stage has been set….hoping he would be capable to handle the world early Wednesday morning and he has needed to wait till tonight.”

O’Donnell: “I imply, for anyone who has been to a soccer sport, it appears to be like like a tailgate celebration in some ways exterior, as folks have introduced their automobiles, and really completely different than most nights like this that we normally see each 4 years, the place you could have a variety of crowd packed in, and they’re attempting to do that in a celebratory approach. Though I see folks with their masks pulled down on their — on their cheeks. However exterior and within the heat climate.”

— Dialog at 8:22 p.m. Japanese.

Treating D.C., LA, NYC Crowds Like an Correct Image of America

“Properly, Norah, clearly, from the second the information broke at present, folks flooded the streets right here in New York, started celebrating they usually’ve been going at it actually ever since, as you’ll be able to see right here in Washington Sq. Park. Folks have stuffed this park right here. Right here, I heard one girl inform one other girl, ‘2020 wanted this.’ ‘2020 wanted this’ is what she mentioned and which may offer you a way of simply how so many of those of us really feel. We’re seeing indicators. We’re seeing shirts that say issues like, ‘Dump Trump,’ or ‘Out Now,’ you already know, which is perhaps an attention-grabbing illustration of one thing attention-grabbing we’re seeing and we’re listening to. A whole lot of what we’re listening to, the yelling, the chanting, the singing, has simply as a lot to do with the people who find themselves enthusiastic about the truth that Donald Trump will not be president, as a lot as the actual fact, as a lot because the prospect of a Joe Biden administration. I requested 30 folks right here during the last hour. 16 advised me they have been simply completely happy Donald Trump was out. 14 advised me it was a combination-of-the-two and two folks mentioned they have been out right here celebrating the truth that Joe Biden was going to be president. Clearly, that’s anecdotal. It’s a microscopic sampling, and a really, very liberal metropolis, however it offers you an concept of what’s animating a number of pleasure right here in New York Metropolis.”

— CBS correspondent Mola Lenghi, 8:18 p.m. Japanese.


CBS correspondent Danya Bacchus: “[T]he celebration continues right here in West Hollywood. And consider it or not, it is really died down some all through the night And we have now seen tons of of individuals within the streets right here. They’ve been dancing within the streets. They have been dancing on automobiles. They have been waving Americas flags — Biden flags, California flags, satisfaction flags — only a true illustration of the state of California right here. Celebrations like this have been taking place all through the town….I used to be capable of ask one mom right here along with her two younger youngsters dancing on the street. I mentioned, “why did you carry them to this massive crowd?” She mentioned, “as a result of this implies a greater future for them.” Norah. 

O’Donnell: “Mmmm. And Danya, that is what despatched many individuals to the polls trying in the direction of the longer term. Thanks. Now let’s go to the nation’s capital, Errol Barnett is at Black Lives Matter Plaza simply north of the White Home and large crowds there, proper, Errol?”

CBS correspondent Errol Barnett: “That is proper, Norah. The celebration continues and I used to be watching as most individuals right here have been glued to their units, their telephones as they watched the President-elect give that speech….And as you go searching, there is a demographic patchwork, folks of all ages and colours and to all of them, the presidency means one thing completely different. I noticed demonstrators in help of immigrants’ rights, veterans’ rights, and union supporters right here. And there was additionally a younger white girl, a school scholar who believes a Biden-Harris administration means progress in the direction of gender equality.”

— Dialog after the speeches at 9:40 p.m. Japanese.

For the report, NBC got here in as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris walked out and concluded with none evaluation to return viewers to the Clemson-Notre Dame soccer sport.

ABC didn’t have adverts throughout its hour-long programming, however as for CBS’s two-hour present, advertisers that gave help to this double customary on public well being issues included Allegra, Geico, and Gold Bond. Observe the hyperlinks to the MRC’s Conservatives Battle Again web page.

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