While “fake news” has dominated media coverage since Donald Trump’s shocking election last month, the liberal media promoted a baseless National Enquirer story last March that claimed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz had had affairs with five different women.
The story, which followed similarly absurd Enquirer “bombshells” like the late Justice Scalia being murdered by a prostitute, received legitimizing coverage from a handful of liberal media organizations.
New York Magazine wasted no time in publishing an article originally titled “National Enquirer Says Ted Cruz Has Had 5 Affairs.”
“Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have been beefing back and forth about their wives this week, which makes for rather interesting timing for a salacious report in the National Enquirer,” NYMag’s Jen Kirby wrote. – READ MORE