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Newsmax Completely Contradicts Itself on Outrage Over Gabby Petito

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Newsmax anchor Rob Schmitt blasted MSNBC host Joy Reid on Tuesday night for focusing on “skin color” when it comes to news coverage of the Gabby Petito murder, ignoring the fact that his Newsmax colleague Grant Stinchfield made the exact same argument as Reid the night before.

Reid has once again found herself facing the wrath of right-wing media, this time over her commentary about the round-the-clock news coverage of the Petito case and how the media obsession with the case may result from “missing white woman syndrome.”

“It goes without saying that no family should ever have to endure that kind of pain. And the Petito family certainly deserves answers and justice,” Reid said on Monday night’s The Reid Report. “But the way this story has captivated the nation has many wondering, why not the same media attention when people of color go missing?”

She continued: “Well, the answer actually has a name: Missing White Woman Syndrome. The term coined by the late and great Gwen Ifill to........

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