Perilously Liberal John Avlon to Host CNN's First Reliable Sources Without Howard Kurtz

It appears Jeff Zucker wasn't interested in creating a more fair and balanced Reliable Sources now that former host Howard Kurtz has left CNN for Fox News.

Quite the contrary, TVNewser reported Friday that the first host of the program will be the perilously liberal Daily Beast contributor John Avlon.

Sharing the soundstage with Avlon Sunday will be Daily Beast colleagues Michael Moynihan and Josh Rogin, as well as NY1's Errol Louis and the Washington Post's Jackie Kucinich.

See any conservatives in that group?

As for Avlon, here are some of his lowlights:

Read It Twice: Newsweek Predicts the Demise of Rush Limbaugh's Show

CNN's Avlon: Bachmann Survived a 'Bad Night for Wing-Nuts'

CNN Demeans Republicans as Drag Queens

CNN's John 'Happy Talk' Avlon: Obama Can Talk of Recovery, Like Reagan in 1984?

CNN's Avlon Whistles Gingrich for 'Excessive Celebration' Penalty

CNN's John Avlon Blasts Tea Party Congressmen for 'Demagoguing' the Debt

ABC Seeks out John Avlon of the Lefty Daily Beast to Bash 'Weak' GOP, 'Extreme' Primary Process

CNN's John Avlon Spins 'Birther' Issue Into 'Very Concerning' Problem for GOP In 2012

Avlon On GMA: Obama's Hot Mic Rap 'Heightens His Reputation For Leadership'

On ABC, Daily Beast’s Avlon Complains ‘Obama Derangement Syndrome on the Right’ Has ‘Gotten Worse’

CNN Contributor Avlon: Christine O'Donnell 'Queen of the Wingnuts'

And this is the man CNN decided should host the first Reliable Sources without Kurtz in fifteen years.

Look like a "reliable source" to you?

Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard, Associate Editor of NewsBusters, passed away in March of 2014.