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CNN Urges 'Nuance' to Protect Flailing VA Dem, Shuns 'Gotcha' Politics

October 13th, 2021 11:07 AM

The Virginia gubernatorial election is fast approaching, and the poll numbers are close enough between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin to make the liberal media nervous. McAuliffe has faced major blowback after saying during a debate that he doesn’t think “parents should be telling schools what they should teach.” On Tuesday, politics editor-at-large Chris Cillizza…

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CNN Blames Record Surge in Homicides on Police, Guns

September 30th, 2021 4:05 PM

Responding to an FBI report on Monday that shows homicides have increased an unprecedented 30% over the past year, CNN Newsroom host Erica Hill sought to figure out why. Ultimately she concluded that it was the police themselves and guns.

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Stelter Weirdly Upset Trump Urged Supporters To Skip Saturday Protest

September 17th, 2021 2:56 PM

Despite warning for days that the “Justice For J6” rally on Saturday would be fraught with violence and lawlessness, Brian Stelter and friends on Friday morning’s CNN Newsroom were weirdly upset that Trump was urging his supporters not to attend the event.

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CNNers Revel in Paul's YouTube Ban For Saying What CNN Said a Week Ago

August 12th, 2021 9:36 PM

As part of a segment critical of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, CNN Newsroom guest host Erica Hill and The Atlantic's Ron Brownstein included mention of Paul's one week suspension for YouTube where he questioned the effectiveness of cloth masks. Lost on the two was that former Biden advisor Dr. Michael Osterholm said the exact same thing on CNN the previous week…

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CNN Pundits Hail Biden As Most Transformative President Since Reagan

August 12th, 2021 4:54 PM

You don't have to wait for an infrastructure bill to arrive on Joe Biden's desk. John Avlon and CNN Newsroom substitute host Erica Hill began Wednesday's show by hailing and fawning over President Biden for having most transformative and impactful first year as president since Ronald Reagan.

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SHAMELESS CNN Exploits Building Collapse to Push Climate Agenda

July 1st, 2021 11:26 AM

There are no depths CNN won’t sink to in order push a left-wing political agenda on behalf of the Democratic Party. On Tuesday and Wednesday, that shameless partisan activism included exploiting the deadly building collapse in Surfside, Florida to argue – without a shred of evidence – that climate change somehow caused the horrific tragedy.

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CNN Lets Liberal Guest Trash Joe Manchin, Link to Future Shootings

April 10th, 2021 10:12 AM

On Friday's New Day show, CNN demonstrated that it will even tolerate venom against moderate Democrats who are not liberal enough for them as gun control activist Fred Guttenberg was allowed to suggest West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin would be to blame for future shootings if he does not help Democrats end the filibuster.

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CNN's Blitzer, Guests Demand Return to Lockdowns, Ignore Mass Protests

June 11th, 2020 4:32 PM

This week, CNN made the pivot from openly encouraging nationwide, social distance-free Black Lives Matter protests to where they had been for months prior, which was shaming anyone who dared to unlock their doors, leave their homes, and attend in-person gatherings (unless it’s a protest, of course). Wednesday’s The Situation Room served an encapsulation with over eight minutes of…

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CNN Urges Parents to Talk to Kids About Their Privilege

June 6th, 2020 3:30 PM

CNN's Saturday town hall with Sesame Street on racism started out well enough with Elmo and Big Bird teaming up with host Erica Hill to instill in young children the virtues of being kind and treating others with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, at the bottom of the hour, the focus shifted to how parents could talk to their children about race and racism in America and…

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CNN Hypes Story of Amazon Employee Who Wishes Amazon Wouldn't Exist

September 20th, 2019 8:11 PM
It was a long Friday for the media covering the climate protests around the world and over the course of the day they have chosen to highlight some of their favorite activists. From the school skippers to the morbid suicide depictions, the media applauded every step of the way. On CNN Newsroom, two more activists were highlighted: one 17-year-old who traveled a great…

CNN's Ali: 'Conservatives Don't Seem to Like Black and Brown People'

September 19th, 2019 5:22 PM
The revelation that Canadian Prime Minister wore brownface on multiple occasions as an adult has thrown a wrench in a northernly neighbor's election cycle as the world's most woke leader is now the subject of international scrutiny for his past behavior. Back home the media has pursued the usual "pouncing" angels, but CNN contributor Wajahat Ali took the…
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CNN Pines for Gun Control, 'Sick' of 'Thoughts and Prayers'

September 2nd, 2019 8:31 PM
On Monday morning, in the aftermath of a mass shooting spree in Texas from the weekend, CNN personalities were again pushing for more gun laws, including "universal background checks." CNN's three-hour New Day morning show discussed the issue in four segments, and only had guests with left-leaning views on the issue of gun control. Not only did liberal Republican contributor Ana…
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CNN Hints Trump Was Sneaky About Separating Immigrant Families

June 18th, 2019 6:17 AM
On Monday's New Day show, CNN devoted a segment to the story of a Romanian baby, Constanin Mutu, who was taken from his father by Border Patrol last year as they arrived to seek asylum, and hinted that it was somehow nefarious for the Trump administration to do so before the zero tolerance policy had been announced publicly.
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Woodward on Shutdown and Mattis Departure: 'This Is a Dangerous Time'

December 27th, 2018 6:43 PM
Just three days after his old partner in the Watergate reporting, Carl Bernstein appeared on CNN and argued that Defense Secretary James Mattis’s resignation letter proved President Trump was “unfit” to serve as President, Bob Woodward appeared on CNN’s New Day, where guest co-host Erica Hill wanted his analysis on the issues of the day: the government shutdown and the…