CNN’s Brian Stelter selected his present “Reliable Sources” on Sunday to offer Hunter Biden’s new ebook, Beautiful Things: A Memoir, rave critiques. He applauded it as “breathtaking” and “extraordinary” in its “honesty” for tackling the scope of the writer’s confessed dependancy to crack-cocaine and alcohol.
earlier than offering his skilled evaluation on his personal literary prowess. “I’ll tell you what, I’ve read a lot of memoirs, I’ve never read a memoir like this one before,” Stelter excitedly gushed.
“It is extraordinary. You know, you’ve heard about Hunter Biden over the years. You’ve heard all the tabloid coverage, you think you know his story, we know that right-wing media is obsessed with him,” Stelter continued. “This book. This book about addiction. About how many times Hunter Biden could have died, the president’s son, it’s breathtaking.”
CNN’s @brianstelter on Hunter Biden’s new autobiography: “It is extraordinary. You’ve heard all the tabloid coverage … You think you know his story. We know right wing-media is obsessed with him, Fox News always targeting him … But this book, it’s breathtaking” pic.twitter.com/qUYEPzIGrr
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) April 4, 2021
Stelter was then joined by CNN’s Kate Bennett, who agreed with Stelter, saying “addiction is really the great equalizer in this country.”
“The depth and scope of Hunter Biden’s addiction and the honesty with which he discusses it, I mean, this was a man who had a serious crack-cocaine addiction as well as a serious alcohol problem, he had his first drink when he was eight years old, a glass of champagne at an event with his father,” she stated. “I think it also shows that addiction is really the great equalizer in this country. It’s the one thing that really brought President Biden to his knees.”
Stelter nodded in settlement. “Take out the last name Biden, this is about addiction, and how to help people and it’s going to resonate for that reason,” he stated.
Stelter proceeded Tuesday morning to tweet a promotional blurb for Hunter’s ebook.
When Joe Biden was vp, and was mourning the dying of his older son Beau, he was additionally attempting to maintain his youthful son Hunter alive.
That’s one of many many takeaways from Hunter’s ebook “Beautiful Things,” which comes out right now… https://t.co/7za4fiLe0k
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) April 6, 2021
Some folks observed the constructive evaluation from Stelter. “Is Stelty getting a cut of the sales?” Boris Epshteyn asked.