CNN’s Acosta Shares Pre ‘Late Show’ Snap, Critics Have A Field Day

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Virginia Kruta Associate Editor
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Jim Acosta was prepping for an appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on Wednesday when he stopped to share a photo on Twitter. Within minutes, CNN’s chief White House correspondent had been memed and mocked from one corner of Twitter to the other.

The photo that started it all:

The comments poured in.


And then the memes. Oh, the memes.

The Washington Examiner’s Byron York also pointed out that Acosta’s appearance on Colbert’s show — and his pre-show selfie — came less than 24 hours after The Atlantic, in an op-ed, criticized Acosta’s “dangerous brand of performance journalism.”

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