Even Patricia Heaton (the awesome mom from The Middle!) saw CNN’s actions for what they were, that of a bully trying to silence someone for saying something they didn’t like.
— Patricia Heaton (@PatriciaHeaton) July 5, 2017
We still don’t know the age of the person CNN went after (although we do know they had the wrong guy), but Heaton’s point is still valid. How can a media outlet that goes after any one person have any credibility left at all?
Kirsten Powers seems to disagree.
Huh? So is Kirsten saying we should be happy that someone we disagree with is being threatened by the media? Why wouldn’t we rally around anyone who has been attacked?
Don’t think she understands how this whole being an American thing works.
It's not that he's a victim at all, it's that CNN thinks it has the right and the power to be the authority of free speech or lack there of.
— David Bromm (@david_bromm) July 6, 2017
I'm Jewish and gay and no one deserves their life turned up-side-down for a political sacrifice no matter what they posted 5 years ago.
— Chad Felix Greene (@chadfelixg) July 6, 2017
And what a slippery slope; who decides what is racist, or misogynistic, or homophobic? Someone in the media decides that you’re a racist so it’s ok to attack and threaten you?
The left has weaponized the media, turning it on people of the "wrong" opinions, time after time. It's led to people getting fired, sued, 1/
— Sexiest Jedi Alive (@LaBeardGuy) July 6, 2017
I'm thinking, like most fair minded ppl, the 'be good or else' line
CNN reserves the right to publish his identity should any of that change
— Sandy 〽️ (@RightGlockMom) July 6, 2017
Who died and made the media, God?
Actually yes, they do. Especially in a world where things you say in social media can get you fired.
"People do not have a 'right' to stay anonymous so they can spew their blasphemous, seditious, anti-monarchical garbage."
You 400 years ago
— NeoN: Automataster (@neontaster) July 6, 2017
Okay. Who gets to be the Grand High Inquisitor who determines what’s legitimate and what isn’t?
Answer (in a free country): Nobody.
— Will Collier (@willcollier) July 6, 2017
She doesn’t get it.
Your left wing friends spew garbage anonymously day in and day out.
What would you think if Fox pursued and threatened them? https://t.co/47X5HJKWRS
— While Supplies Last (@corrcomm) July 6, 2017
She’d be melting down crying for their freedom of speech and shaking her fist at Fox News.