Am unhinged CNN host defended America’s most violent domestic terrorist organization on his show on Tuesday night.
“Listen, no organization’s perfect. There was some violence. No one condones violence, but there were different reasons for Antifa and for these neo-Nazis to be there. One, racists, fascists, the other group, fighting racist fascists. There is a distinction there,” said Don Lemon, host of CNN Tonight.
In other words, it is okay for those who share the political leanings of Lemon to be violent in the streets, because their cause – “fighting neo-Nazis” – is noble and virtuous.
“It says it right in the name: Antifa. Anti-fascism, which is what they were there (in Charlottesville) fighting,” he said.
Lemon is not naive. He knows that Antifa is a violent anarcho-communist group that is simply exists to cause chaos in the streets because they have been taught by the mainstream press to hate President Donald J. Trump. In lockstep with CNN’s normal routine, he is obfuscating the truth and purposefully misleading his audience.
Two weeks ago, CNN’s Chris Cuomo similarly defended Antifa on his show, saying that “not all punches are morally equal.”
A CNN anchor dusted off the age old argument that it is okay to “punch a Nazi” yesterday – on cable news.
“People who show up to fight against bigots are not to be judged the same as the bigots even if they do resort to the same kinds of petty violence,” said Chris Cuomo, anchor of “CNN Primetime.”
Cuomo painted radical leftist Antifa members as victims of right-wing hatred, but he did not list a single case of physical violence on that might cause Antifa to have to fight back. Instead, he said that the right’s perceived “bigotry” was enough to warrant a violent response, and that such a response was morally justified because the left is fighting against this perceived “bigotry.”
CNN’s open advocation for violence should be enough to disqualify them as a serious source of news. but their friends in the DNC will never let that happen. Democrats need leftist cable news to continue spewing propaganda on their behalf in order to remain relevant as a political party.
Watch Lemon’s segment here:
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