Hot mic catches CNN reporter's colleagues snickering at Hillary Clinton during inauguration coverage


Among the many extraordinary headwinds that popular vote winner Hillary Clinton faced during the 2016 presidential election was a hostile corporate media who abetted the baseless destruction of her character. During CNN's pre-inauguration coverage, that hostility manifested itself in an unvarnished moment that neatly summed it up.

Everything you need to know about the corporate media's treatment of Hillary Clinton is contained in this clip, in which CNN's John King shouts a question at Clinton as his colleagues snicker in the background:

Let us never forget that despite all she faced, Hillary Clinton still got almost 3 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump. There is nothing funny about that, but there is a ray of hope in it.