If it seems like standards have declined in the last decade when it comes to prime-time, cable TV news hosts, it’s because they have.
The outing of Sean Hannity as a client of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s belligerent and embattled attorney Monday, provides a clear snapshot of that arc.
Eight years ago to the week, Hannity was preparing to headline a tea-party, anti-tax-day protest against President Barack Obama at the University of Cincinnati. It was the second year in a row that Hannity had taken his show on the road on April 15 to lead tea party protests against the Democrat in the White House.
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