“She now must be destroyed” – CBS reporter Catherine Herridge attacked by Biden campaign and the Daily Beast

The Daily Beast has written a piece attacking Catherine Herridge, saying that Democrats “and some of her own colleagues” believe she’s pushing conservative conspiracy theories:

I can’t get to the entire article because it’s blocked by a members only paywall. But the subtitle is this:

All of this started when the Biden campaign attacked Herridge as a partisan for putting out the documents showing Joe Biden unmasked LTG Flynn:

Andrew Bates is the Director of Rapid Response for Team Biden.

In response to this CBS News put out a statement defending Herridge:



As Steve Krakauer noted in a tweet, “24 hours since Joe Biden’s campaign outrageously and unfairly attacked CBS News’ @CBS_Herridge. Not one colleague of Herridge’s has come to her defense – @MajorCBS, @Weijia, @PaulaReidCBS, @margbrennan – no one. @jaketapper is the only prominent media member I’ve seen who has.”

There have been plenty of other response as well, with Glenn Greenwald saying:

That’s absolutely what this is. She must be destroyed because she put out the truth and Biden can’t lose to Trump!

Here are some other response that make great points about this:

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