As CNN’s senior Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper spends most of his time protecting the quickly altering international pandemic and the state of American politics.
So to flee the every day grind of the 24-hour information cycle, Tapper determined to spend a lot of his downtime through the pandemic writing his new political thriller novel, The Satan Could Dance.
A sequel to his New York Occasions best-selling novel The Hellfire Membership, Tapper’s new guide offers with a quest to research Frank Sinatra and his attainable ties to the mob.
He advised CBC Information Community’s Energy & Politics that writing his new novel has been an escape from the grind of the information enterprise.
“It was good to have the ability to depart this world behind and go and hang around with the Rat Pack for a pair hours in my mind,” he stated.
“After which additionally I believed it would be good for folks to learn the guide and have an escape of their very own in the identical manner I escaped once I was writing it.”
‘From a spot of affection’
Tapper was has been energetic on social media through the pandemic and criticized the Canadian authorities’s dealing with of the vaccine rollout.
In a number of Twitter posts, the CNN anchor focused the Trudeau authorities’s efforts in procuring the vaccine and its failure to spice up home vaccine capabilities.
However in accordance with Tapper, the criticism got here from his deep connections with Canada.
“I had been listening to from family in Canada that the rollout was not going nice, that Trudeau and his authorities have had problem securing the vaccines,” he stated.
“So we lined that and it was from a spot of affection.”
Since then, Canada has surpassed the US in administering first doses to the vaccines — one thing the CNN anchor stated is nice information.
“I need Canadians to be vaccinated and secure. I like Canada, I like Canadians.”