OK, someone was not thinking over at CNN.
Although I’m not sure “thinking” is one of CNN’s strong points.
But here is the real media outrage:
Rep. Keith Ellison is angling to become head of the DNC.
He is well-known as an Israel-basher, he has praised his friend Louis Farrakhan, and it is now reported that his 2008 trip to the Hajj in Saudi Arabia was funded by a Muslim Brotherhood-connected organization.
But crickets from the MSM.
Instead, non-stop coverage of Steve Bannon and the “racist, anti-Semitic, sexist, homophobic” Breitbart News.
A “furious” Jake Tapper blasted CNN and his own show, The Lead, for displaying a phrase on Monday night’s show that outraged many viewers who claimed on social media the program was normalizing anti-Semitic comments.
During the segment, guest host Jim Sciutto was joined by RealClearPolitics’ Rebecca Berg and the Boston Globe’s Matt Viser.
The segment centered around Donald Trump’s apparent unwillingness to distance himself from his blatantly racist and Nazi-sympathizing supporters, often characterized as the “alt-right.”
The chyron, which read, “Alt-right founder questions if Jews are people,” appeared at the bottom of the screen during the entire three-minute segment.
It seemed to be an attempt at summing up a quote made by white nationalist Richard Spencer, who railed against Jews, quoted Nazi propaganda, and said America belonged to white people, whom he called the “children of the sun,”….