John Fetterman’s Wife Wants “Consequences” for Reporter
(RepublicanDaily.org) – The wife of a Democratic Senate hopeful is demanding “consequences” against a reporter — for doing her job. Giselle Fetterman didn’t like a question the journalist asked. It seems she’s struggling to understand how the media works in a free country.
It’s journalistic malpractice to *not* ask those questions. Dems have been crushing even the most basic inquiry. Now those who dare to do their job get threatened. “Fetterman’s Wife Demands ‘Consequences’ for Reporter Who Asked About His Stroke Recovery” https://t.co/qk14pWIuCT
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) October 15, 2022
John Fetterman, the Democratic candidate in next month’s Pennsylvania Senate race, is up against Trump-endorsed Republican Mehmet Oz — and, just to make things even harder for him, he suffered a stroke on May 13. Fetterman insists he’ll make a full recovery and the stroke won’t affect his performance as a senator, but his refusal to release medical records is raising some doubts about the issue, even among other Democrats. On October 14, NBC reporter Dasha Burns pressed him about his health, and sparked Mrs. Fetterman’s outrage.
Since the stroke, Fetterman has relied on his wife to carry more of his campaign, and she’s become very protective, especially about his health or any call for him to debate Oz. After Burns questioned him on Friday, Giselle was apparently in a “rage,” and she demanded Burns suffer “consequences” for daring to ask Fetterman about the stroke.
LISTEN: Gisele Fetterman says NBC reporter @DashaBurns should face "consequences" for exposing her husband's inability to make "small talk" without a computer. pic.twitter.com/STQB8YDmjK
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) October 14, 2022
Giselle has also claimed Burns’s reporting was “appalling” and a “disservice” to journalism. What she doesn’t seem to understand is that asking questions — even ones politicians don’t like — is the job of journalists. If Fetterman doesn’t have good answers to those questions, that’s not the media’s fault.
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