CNN Slammed on Twitter for Headline Saying Kim Jong Un’s Sister is ‘Stealing the Show’ at Olympics

Conservatives on Twitter were pretty shocked over this CNN headline today:

The CNN report on Kim Yo Jong says, “With a smile, a handshake and a warm message in South Korea’s presidential guest book, Kim Yo Jong has struck a chord with the public just one day into the PyeongChang Games… Seen by some as her brother’s answer to American first daughter Ivanka Trump, Kim, 30, is not only a powerful member of Kim Jong Un’s kitchen cabinet but also a foil to the perception of North Korea as antiquated and militaristic.”

There is a lot of serious and substantive information about her in the report, but given the, well, stunning headline framing of a report about the sister of a dictator, CNN got a fair amount of criticism online:

And on top of that, there’s also the reaction to a GIF of her “side-eye” at VP Mike Pence:

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