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
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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
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
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