CNN gives its readers whiplash for having credited President Biden for falling oil prices after once suggesting there was very little he could do to reduce the pain at the pump.
Last week, CNN Business senior writer Julia Horowitz wrote an article with the headline: “Why Joe Biden Can̵[ads1]7;t Do Much to Lighten Gas Prices.”
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“US President Joe Biden is facing increasing pressure to intervene in the oil markets as Americans pay higher prices for the pump. But given the dynamics that play out, is there really anything productive he can do?” Horowitz asked.
Horowitz continued to throw a wet blanket on the proposal from Energy Minister Jennifer Granholm that the Biden administration can utilize the strategic petroleum reserve, cite skeptical experts who believe that it will not affect gas prices.
On Friday, however, Horowitz praised falling oil prices, urging readers in the headline of “Thank you China and Joe Biden.”
“In the US, prices fell sharply on Wednesday after oil inventories at a central hub in Cushing, Oklahoma rose for the first time in weeks,” Horowitz wrote. “According to the White House, US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping” discussed the importance of taking action to address global energy supplies “during their virtual summit this week. to put millions of barrels of oil on the market. “
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“Thursday brought some signs that China is taking action. Reuters reported that the country’s state reserve agency said it was working on a release, although the exact details are still unclear,” she added.
Critics mocked CNN as “beyond parody”, calling it “Orwellian” and propaganda, many pointing out how both were written by the same reporter.
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“Classic,” Substack author Andrew Sullivan reacted.
Others declared “This is CNN.”