Here’s a brilliant move by CNN: have Anderson Cooper delve deeper into Roseanne Barr’s offensive and racist tweet by bringing on … her ex-husband, Tom Arnold?

This Tom Arnold?

Hey, he deleted it and apologized, so let’s all move on.

OK, then. Here’s a taste of what CNN’s viewers got:

Maybe there’s another explanation?

Hey, maybe it will turn out to be huge ratings boost for CNN … and speaking of ratings:

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