CNN’s Cuomo: ‘Being Called Fake News’ Is ‘the Equivalent of the N-Word for Journalists’

‘The only thing that’s bothersome about it, is that I see being called ‘fake news’ as the equivalent of the n-word for journalists’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: ‘I see being called fake news as the equivalent of the n-word for journalists’ (Sirius)

Attacks on the press for being ‘fake news’ have become a staple of President Trump‘s rhetoric, with CNN — hosts/reporters included — often being called out by name.

“The only thing that’s bothersome about it, is that I see being called ‘fake news’ as the equivalent of the n-word for journalists, the equivalent of calling an Italian any of the ugly words that people have for that ethnicity.That’s what fake news is to a journalist.,” CNN’s Chris Cuomo told Michael Smerconish on SiriusXM POTUS (Ch. 124) Thursday.

“It is an ugly insult and you better be right if you’re going to charge a journalist with lying on purpose and the president was not right here and he has not been right in the past,” Cuomo added.

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