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Ed Martin seeks safe harbor on cable news

If you needed any proof that patriotism is definitely not the last refuge of scoundrels, Ed Martin’s new berth at CNN should do it. Nowadays that honor seems to belong to cable news – Fox News usually, but other news channels, such as CNN, usually keep a pet rightwing gremlin on hand. 902 more words

CNN's Contradiction

CNN is not fake news despite President Trump’s claims. However, CNN’s recent decision to fire political commentator Jeffrey Lord is very concerning.

Lord was in a Twitter feud with Angelo Carusone, the president of Media Matters, and accused him of acting like a fascist. 135 more words

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Sunday Political Roundup

Republicans still dumbest voters

In a 2011 PublicMind poll conducted by New Jersey’s Farleigh Dickinson University, not only do Fox News viewers score lower on current events than viewers  of other new channels when tested. 434 more words

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Idiot Of The Week - Jeffrey Lord

Although idiots surround us, seem to be coming out of the woodwork and multiplying exponentially, I have not done an Idiot of the Week post since … well … since my last one!  976 more words

Idiot Of The Week

Who Knew Freedom of Speech Would be So Complicated?

This article originally started with the sentence “I can’t remember the last time I agreed with Jeffrey Lord.”  That may no longer be true.

It’s true that his conservative views are about as far away from my more liberal approach to public policy, and current events, as one could imagine.  1,602 more words

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No, Jeffrey Lord, CNN Did Not 'Cave on the First Amendment'

Jeffrey Lord, a shifty provocateur hired by CNN to shill for Donald Trump on all matters foreign and domestic, was fired recently for tweeting a well-known Nazi greeting in the course of an ideological dust-up involving… 503 more words

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Former CNN Contributor Responds After Being Fired Over Nazi Salute

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – CNN fired contributor Jeffrey Lord following an argument on Twitter with Angelo Carusone, the President of Media Matters For America, in which Lord posted a Nazi salute to deride Carusone’s reaction to a piece Lord had written. 286 more words

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