CNN’s April Ryan and former Gov. Mike Huckabee go after each other online
CNN political analyst April Ryan and former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) have a back and forth on Twitter after she criticized White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (Huckabee's daughter) , reported The Daily Caller.
Ryan's initial remarks on Sarah Sanders: "When there was a lack of credibility there, you have to start and start lopping the heads off. It’s fire me Thursday or fire me Good Friday. She needs to go.”
Huckabee's response: "So liberals—is this okay? Does CNN have the integrity to deal w/ this incitement to murder? CNN's April Ryan Says Sarah Sanders' Head Should Be 'Lopped Off.' Will the @whca revoke April Ryan’s credentials? If not, they are gutless tools."
Ryan responds: "Hey Mike you said I should be gutted like a dear. Do you remember? Don’t lie! God is watching and I have tape!" She was referring to a joke Huckabee made in in 2017: "...don’t ever and I mean don’t ever mess with a Southern woman and her homemade pies. It is as dangerous as when you hear a Southern woman begin her sentence with ‘bless your heart.’ It means you’re about to be gutted like a deer and just don’t know it.”
The bottom line: Both are taking phrases out of context and bending them to make a political point.
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MEDIAWATCH: Blame it on the weather
Stories on climate change have been heating up recently. Just in the last week, we've seen hundreds of stories, including some that reached hard for the drama. Here are a few ...
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Many (most?) news outlets have moved from reporting on the issue to now adopting it as a "cause" ... so don't be surprised if this becomes the new normal in the press.
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“I’m an extremely stable genius,” Mr. Trump told reporters.