Editor’s Pick: NR on CNN Trying to Smear Rittenhouse Judge as Racist

November 12th, 2021 10:29 AM

On Friday, National Review’s Washington Correspondent John McCormack reported on a truly desperate attempt by CNN to smear the judge in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial as racist: “Here’s a headline from a CNN ‘news’ story: ‘Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse trial makes inappropriate Asian food joke.’”

The NR piece highlighted a passage from the absurd CNN article that hyped Judge Bruce Schroeder joking at the start of a Thursday lunch break: “I hope the Asian food isn’t coming… isn’t on one of those boats from Long Beach Harbor.” McCormack observed: “So, the judge’s corny joke here was that he hoped the Asian food that had been ordered for lunch wasn’t stuck in one of America’s ports in California after being shipped all the way from Asia.” He then asked: “What exactly is the stereotype here?”

Read the full article on National Review.