The networks this spring and summer season blasted states like Georgia for election safety legal guidelines, deriding them as racist energy grabs. However when the deeply liberal and Democratic state of New York suffered a large debacle on Tuesday, the networks have been nearly silent. ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday provided ZERO protection to New York Metropolis’s mayoral race descending into chaos as over 100 thousand take a look at ballots by accident have been included within the voting totals.    

NBC’s Today present allowed a scant 31 seconds and CBS This Morning mirrored that with simply 32 seconds of protection. In whole, these three morning reveals are six hours lengthy, however allowed simply 63 seconds. GMA devoted 3 minutes and 1 seconds as to if pot clients are getting ripped off by low ranges of THC of their marijuana. So, clearly, there was time obtainable for an truly necessary story. 

Right here is CBS’s protection from co-host Anthony Mason: 

New York Metropolis’s mayoral race was thrown into disarray final evening after officers launched the flawed outcomes. Town’s board of elections says 135,000 take a look at ballots have been by accident included within the depend for spherical two of town’s rank selection vote tally. The preliminary announcement mirrored a really shut race within the Democratic major between Brooklyn borough President Eric Adams and former sanitation commissioner Catherine Garcia. However now there might be a recount. This comes at a delicate time for the board of elections which has confronted accusations of incompetence previously. Underneath New York Metropolis’s guidelines, it might be weeks earlier than the first’s winner is introduced. Oops. 

Oops, certainly.

 

 

Right here’s the NBC protection from Tom Llamas: 

 

 

Now to a poll discrepancy creating confusion and frustration right here in New York Metropolis within the Democratic mayoral major. Yesterday, the Board of Elections launched new outcomes displaying a good race, however then simply hours later, the brand new numbers have been eliminated after officers discovered 135,000 take a look at ballots have been by accident included within the tally. Now they’ll should recalculate a number of rounds of ranked-choice voting. That is the primary time town is utilizing that system. We could not know the official winner till mid-July. 

Mid-July? With all of the outrage over Georgia, you’d assume the networks would present comparable disgust over New York Metropolis. However This Morning’s Dokoupil summed up the liberal hypocrisy by dismissing, “We wish them to get it proper, not quick.” How about each? Perhaps election outcomes that take lower than a month? 

The excusing of New York Metropolis’s incompetence was sponsored on CBS by Progressive insurance. On NBC’s Right now, it was McDonald’s. The hiding of the story on ABC was sponsored by Dove soap. Click on on the hyperlinks to allow them to know what you assume. 

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CBS This Morning
6/30/2021
7:25 AM 
32 seconds 

ANTHONY MASON: New York Metropolis’s mayoral race was thrown into disarray final evening after officers launched the flawed outcomes. Town’s board of elections says 135,000 take a look at ballots have been by accident included within the depend for spherical two of town’s rank selection vote tally. The preliminary announcement mirrored a really shut race within the Democratic major between Brooklyn borough President Eric Adams and former sanitation commissioner Catherine Garcia. However now there might be a recount. This comes at a delicate time for the board of elections which has confronted accusations of incompetence previously. Underneath New York Metropolis’s guidelines, it might be weeks earlier than the first’s winner is introduced. Oops. 

GAYLE KING: Think about being the one who found that mistake. 

TONY DOKOUPIL: We wish them to get it proper, not quick. 

Right now
06/30/21
8:04 AM

31 seconds 

TOM LLAMAS: Now to a poll discrepancy creating confusion and frustration right here in New York Metropolis within the Democratic mayoral major.

[Ballot “Discrepancy” in NYC Mayoral Primary]

Yesterday, the Board of Elections launched new outcomes displaying a good race, however then simply hours later, the brand new numbers have been eliminated after officers discovered 135,000 take a look at ballots have been by accident included within the tally. Now they’ll should recalculate a number of rounds of ranked-choice voting. That is the primary time town is utilizing that system. We could not know the official winner till mid-July.