Monday’s disclosure demonstrates just how tight-knit the pro-Trump media world is. Not only does Hannity advise Trump, not only does Trump promote Hannity’s show, not only does Hannity attack Trump’s critics — Hannity and Trump even share the same lawyer.
Cohen is one kind of Trump protector, Hannity is another kind…
Some of the standards that apply to Shep Smith and Bret Baier definitely do not apply to Hannity.
But Hannity, an entertainer at heart, blurs the lines all the time — for example by calling his show “real news” and by asserting that he has anonymous sources.