Last night, several primetime cable news shows covered Team USA’s valiant World Cup comeback attempt against Belgium.
He said the jersey was “representative of one nation, one team.” “The U.S. soccer team has captured the hearts of the country the way it never had before.” Don Lemon led “CNN Tonight” at 10pmET with World Cup coverage, interviewing CNN’s Brazil Bureau Chief Shasta Darlington and producer Paul Vercammen, whose family is Belgian.
MSNBC’s primetime lineup covered Team USA’s defeat. “All In with Chris Hayes” sent show producers to a New York City bar to get fan reaction following the loss. Rachel Maddow opened her show making the connection between professional soccer players faking injuries during games and U.S. politicians faking being “grievously injured.” “That is basic pee-wee league American political strategy.”