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Reporter who said Romney’s
happy with ´black people drowning´
named producer of ´Crossfire´

Daily Caller, by Jeff Poor

Original Article

Posted By:Donttaxmebro, 7/29/2013 10:09:40 AM

In an announcement on his Twitter account, CNN political director Mark Preston announced former Yahoo News Washington bureau chief David Chalian would be named the supervising producer for the reincarnation of CNN’s “Crossfire.” But Chalian is perhaps best known for the controversial remarks he made back in August 2012 while still working at Yahoo News. While covering the Republican National Convention in Tampa, he disparaged GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and the Republican Party, which had decided to go ahead with the convention despite a hurricane making landfall in the southeastern U.S. “They’re not concerned at all,”

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CNN is trying to conveniently airbrush this off his resume and down the memory hole.

So much for the most trusted name in news.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JoniTx, 7/29/2013 10:13:30 AM     (No. 9447752)

FTA: ~~A month later, Chalian landed the vice president of video programming at Politico, but left the Virginia-based outlet back in July to “pursue other opportunities.”

Prior to serving as the Washington bureau chief for Yahoo News, Chalian was a political director for ABC News and a political editor for PBS’s “NewsHour.”
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Perfect background for CNN.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 7/29/2013 10:21:35 AM     (No. 9447768)

You really can´t blame CNN for this hire.

All the really nutball loons are working for MSNBC/NBC, so the pickings are somewhat slim.

That being said, any conservative or Republican who participates in this show does this at their own peril. I lose respect for any Republican/conservative who voluntarily shows up on MSNBC (and most NBC shows) and will hold those who show up on CNN´s "new" Crossfire in the same regard.

Anyway, doesn´t "Crossfire" by its name incite gun violence. Perhaps CNN needs to change the name ... Maybe "Shooting Blanks" would be more appro ...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sinic, 7/29/2013 10:29:29 AM     (No. 9447789)

#2 has a good point. Maybe they should change the name to "Softballs" or "Hot Air Gun". BTW, I think that we should boycott Target...have you ever noticed their war mongering logo? It´s also gotta be racist...somehow.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pixie1942, 7/29/2013 10:32:48 AM     (No. 9447792)

Why would any sane person watch any broadcast aired by our commie-in-chiefs commie news media. It would be like Russians with Pravda and Tass just airing one lie after another... the msm makes me want to BARF

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Salt5792, 7/29/2013 10:55:39 AM     (No. 9447844)

No problem. Nobody watches CNN anyway.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/29/2013 11:11:53 AM     (No. 9447880)

As long as Hanoi Jane´s ex-squeeze, Captain Outrageous, is "steering the ship of state," don´t expect any drastic "course corrections" from America´s "Titanic News Network."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 7/29/2013 11:20:12 AM     (No. 9447897)

Any Republican or conservative who goes on this show, knowing this guy is in charge deserves what they get.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: tsquare, 7/29/2013 11:23:01 AM     (No. 9447903)

Who is CNN and why would anyone hire that fool?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 7/29/2013 1:33:37 PM     (No. 9448137)

What is CNN? Isn´t that the bunch Ted Turner dumped on AOL?
Do they not anchor the bottom of the Relevance Scale?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lalo, 7/29/2013 1:53:17 PM     (No. 9448164)

On the bright side, one of the few points of light in the U.S. media, Jake Tapper, has moved to CNN, where more people will get his fairly objective reporting since CNN is force-fed to so many people at public places like airports, etc. But this dude is probably more typical, unfortunately.

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