Media Demands That You Honor Hillary Clinton’s Achievement ‘No Matter Your Politics’

• June 9, 2016 5:00 am


Hillary Clinton officially clinched the Democratic nomination this week, making her the first woman to win a major party's presidential nomination in American history.

It is, by definition, historic. Most people don't need to be reminded of that.

The media being the media, however, many of its members felt the need to sanctimoniously inform conservatives and others that "no matter your politics" or "no matter who you support" or "no matter what your politics" or "regardless of your politics" or "whatever your politics are" or "no matter what side of the aisle you're on" or "whatever you think about Hillary Clinton," history has been made.

"Did you hear it? It's the sound of that glass ceiling breaking, no matter what side of the political aisle you're on," ABC's JuJu Chang said.

"It's an incredible and a historic moment, again, no matter your politics," NBC's Natalie Morales said.

"No matter what side of the aisle you're on, there is no denying Hillary Clinton has made history," NBC's Savannah Guthrie said.

"And I think we can all admit, no matter what your politics are in this situation, no matter who you support, this is a very historic moment," Headline News' Yasmin Vossoughiau said.

"Regardless of your politics, this is a historic moment," CNN's Don Lemon said.

"Whatever your politics are, we need to mark this moment in American history," CNN's Ashleigh Banfield said.

"Whatever you think about Hillary Clinton, whatever you think about her politics, an important moment for the nation," CNN's Jake Tapper said.

And so on.

It is unclear how many media members insisted Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) being the first Hispanic to ever win an American primary this year demanded respect "no matter who you support."