If you watch the daily coronavirus briefings you consistently see mainstream media salivating over the number of coronavirus deaths. They think the higher the numbers go the worse the GOP and Trump will be damaged by it.

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has had it up to here with that foolishness. On Friday an MSNBC reporter tried to shame him on his views. He hit back hard.

Senator Rubio tweeted last Sunday, “Some in our media can’t contain their glee & delight in reporting that the U.S. has more#CoronaVirus cases than #China…Beyond being grotesque, its bad journalism We have NO IDEA how many cases China really has but without any doubt its significantly more than why they admit to.”

When the leftist MSNBC shill asked him Friday how he could say that, Rubio responded, “Well, because there are some journalists that were doing exactly what I said.”

She accused him of finger-pointing, something he has condemned the press for. He was ready for the question: “Yeah, but the difference is that this is an ongoing deal here, with what we’re dealing with right now, and that is a Chinese propaganda effort to put out that they have handled this perfectly and we have not— and…the national security and the national interest of the United States does not stop.”

Rubio continued: “…taking the Chinese number of 80-something thousand infections and saying, ‘look how great they did it and look how bad we’re doing it’— and that’s not only wrong, that’s a national security issue. We know that that is a propaganda-influenced effort that they’re undertaking, along with Putin in Russia and even the Iranians. And national security and the national interest of this country does not stop—that’s an ongoing concern even amidst this crisis.”

Rubio has it right. Wittingly or not, some in this press have become Chinese communist agents of influence. Rubio sees it. So does America.

This piece was written by PoliZette Staff on April 5, 2020. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.

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