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CNN severs ties with Jeffrey Lord
CNN Money, by Brian Stelter

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/10/2017 6:17:39 PM

CNN severed ties with Jeffrey Lord on Thursday, hours after he ignited controversy by tweeting the words "Sieg Heil!" at a prominent liberal activist. "Nazi salutes are indefensible," a CNN spokesperson said in a statement. "Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network." Lord said his tweet was misunderstood. He said he was mocking fascists, not acting like one. "I love CNN, but I feel they are caving to bullies here," he said in a telephone interview shortly after the network´s decision was announced. Lord said his contract was set to expire at the end of the year. He said

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He was mocking a liberal for having a Fascist mindset. CNN is probably delighted to get rid on the 1 Trump supporter appearing on their network.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: citizen, 8/10/2017 6:32:45 PM     (No. 11347994)

But CNN will allow a platform for a group that advocates killing LEO´s.

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