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Sherri Shepherd Doesn't Want Bill O'Reilly to Have 'License' to Criticize Black Community

After CNN's Don Lemon cited Bill O'Reilly's critique of problems in the black community, ABC's The View co-host Sherri Shepherd wouldn't listen to O'Reilly. "I don't want to give Bill O'Reilly a ...
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CNN Anchor Tells Guest He Has Racial Blind Spot Because of White 'Privilege'

On CNN Newsroom on July 20, anchor Don Lemon lectured conservative radio host Ben Ferguson for being quick to pan President Obama's address on race from the previous day. Lemon told Ferguson ...
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CNN Anchor on Same-Sex Marriage: 'It Seems Absurd' to 'Deny Civil and Human Rights to Anyone'

In an essay for gay and lesbian magazine Advocate, CNN's openly-gay anchor Don Lemon insisted that the public has accepted the gay and lesbian lifestyle and anyone who opposes it is a loon. ...
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Supreme Court Decisions Akin to Calling Blacks the N-Word, Says CNN Guest

On CNN's Monday night special "The N Word," guest Tim Wise claimed that the Supreme Court used that racial slur against all black Americans through its rulings on the Voting Rights Act and ...
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MRC Study: CNN Handed Airwaves to Liberals After Supreme Court Decisions

CNN really showed its bias in reacting to two very different Supreme Court decisions this week. On Tuesday, the Court struck down a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act; in the hours that ...
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CNN Anchor's Benghazi Spin: 'What Administration' 'Doesn't Try to Control the Message'?

On Sunday's 6 p.m. Newsroom, CNN's Don Lemon made a shockingly generous excuse for the Obama administration's talking points on Benghazi that were edited a dozen times to the point of ...
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CNNers Trash DOMA, Support Same-Sex Marriage, Call Its Opponents 'Homophobic'

While CNN claims to be non-partisan, anchors have been openly expressing their favor for same-sex marriage and advocating the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). On Wednesday, host ...
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CNN's Lemon Harasses Conservative Guest; 'I Can Interrupt as Much as I Want'

CNN's Don Lemon belittled and smeared the Heritage Foundation's Ryan Anderson on Sunday. Anderson had claimed that same-sex marriage is not illegal, just not recognized as "marriage" by many ...
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CNN Spends Over Half Hour of Coverage on Gun Control Presser, Touts 'Raw Emotion'

CNN devoted over a half hour of coverage on Thursday to touting Mayor Bloomberg's "Demand Action to End Gun Violence" conference, where Bloomberg, Vice President Biden, and family members of ...
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CNN's Lemon Hypes Isolated CPAC Incident as Potential 'Monkey Wrench' for GOP

After a random CPAC attendee defended the benefits of slavery over the weekend, CNN's Don Lemon played it up as more baggage to a Republican party struggling to connect with minorities, on ...
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