CNN just released a brief statement defending its refusal to run a Donald Trump add because a graphic in the ad said that the mainstream media is “fake news”:

This caused CNN to censor the ad? Weak!


Trump had blasted CNN’s refusal to run the ad in an email to his supporters:

This could come back to bite CNN:

Even though CNN refused to run the ad, they did fact-check it:

But “fake news” is why CNN kept it off the air?