A CNN anchor stayed true to character Friday, defending a weatherman who is the subject of a viral video that shows him clearly acting in the midst of Hurricane Florence
“This looks bad, obviously. But [for what it’s worth], in @MikeSeidel‘s defense, the channel noted that “the 2 individuals in the background are walking on concrete” while he’s on wet grass, and he was “undoubtedly exhausted” from constant live shots…” said Brian Stelter, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources.”
Mike Seidel of The Weather Channel is the latest fake news maven outed by recklessness on air. He clearly pretended to fight the “heavy” wind while others stroll by casually in a live shot during Hurricane Florence.
The video was originally uploaded by a Twitter user called Tony scar.
“So dramatic! Dude from the weather channel bracing for his life, as 2 dudes just stroll past. #HurricaneFlorence,” he wrote.
So dramatic! Dude from the weather channel bracing for his life, as 2 dudes just stroll past. #HurricaneFlorence pic.twitter.com/8FRyM4NLbL
— Tony scar. (@gourdnibler) September 14, 2018
The video has 165 thousand retweets and 4o7 thousand likes at the time of publication.
But the obvious fabrication – undoubtably for the purpose of …read more