CNN’s Stelter: Trump Replacing Birther Conspiracy Theory With “Ludicrous" Claim That Media Is Rigging The Election

From the October 16 edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources:

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BRIAN STELTER (HOST): Donald Trump taking his media bashing to a new extreme this weekend. He's replacing his birther conspiracy theory with another, even grander, conspiracy. Yes, he is claiming that global elites, the banks, politicians, and of course the media, are all conspiring against him.


STELTER: Corrupt media. In Trump's world, journalists are really just Clinton campaign workers in disguise, collaborating with her in an attempt to rig the election. This is not just false, it's ludicrous and it's damaging. But you know what, his current conspiracy theory is ripped from these pages, the pages of the right-wing website Breitbart News. It says right there, the press is colluding to elect Hillary.


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