As we told you over the weekend, one of CNN’s panelists invited to discuss a climate of social media hate was GQ correspondent Julia Ioffe, and it couldn’t have been more ironic. But CNN didn’t see the irony at all, because they had their go-to expert on rooting out extreme rhetoric back today, and she said this:

One other panelist was shocked and pushed back hard, but others on the panel didn’t seem too troubled by that obviously unhinged comment:

Just wow.

And they DON’T get it.

As for Jake Tapper, he defended his lack of a strong reaction to Ioffe this way:

Hmm.

Odds that CNN will invite her back on? Probably fairly good. Especially after a semi-apology:

Ioffe also tweeted this:

“BUT…”

So basically it’s still Trump’s fault she said that?

One final question:

LOL!

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