CNN Anchor Suggests Police Use Water Cannons On Ferguson Protesters

In discussing seemingly less-violent options for crowd control, Rosemary Church wonders why the largely white authorities in Ferguson haven't considered using water cannons on the the largely black crowds. Once her co-anchor Errol Barnett processed what she just said, he looks at her like she's gone insane. » 8/19/14 2:10am 8/19/14 2:10am

CNN Asks How Recent Anti-Semitic Shootings Affect The KKK's Brand

When CNN wrote the worst Kurt Cobain lede ever, we figured that they had done something on which they couldn't improve. Here, though, is a long article ("Can This KKK Leader Rebrand?") from the once-respected news organization suggesting that the true victims of the recent Overland Park shootings may actually have… » 4/21/14 11:50am 4/21/14 11:50am

Witness In Trayvon Martin Trial Gives Perfect Answer To Stupid Question

Rachel Jeantel was cross-examined today by the defense team for George Zimmerman, who stands accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year. Jeantel, who is the prosecution's star witness, was on the phone with Martin in the moments leading up to his fatal encounter with Zimmerman. In the video above, you… » 6/27/13 12:39pm 6/27/13 12:39pm

Here's How Every Network Announced Dzhokar Tsarnaev's Capture On-Air

Most of us learned that the manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev was over via Twitter or by listening to online feeds of law enforcement radio. But for those watching at home, the suspenseful moment of his capture—and learning that he was alive—would be a memorable if complicated moment: somber in light of those allegedly… » 4/20/13 12:25am 4/20/13 12:25am

CNN Sports Guy Asks News Anchor How Many Hot Dogs She Can Eat, Is…

When CNN ditched Sports Illustrated as its in-house sports arm and instead went to new acquisition Bleacher Report last month, we were alarmed. After all, SI has decades of work attesting to its journalistic pedigree while b/r has this. We expected Bleacher Report to quickly drag CNN down to its "cesspool." » 3/01/13 10:40am 3/01/13 10:40am

Wolf Blitzer Could Only Sum Up Michelle Obama's Speech With An Awkward…

When Michelle Obama's rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention concluded tonight, CNN's Wolf Blitzer was so flummoxed, all he could manage was a bumbling baseball reference that on paper seems fine but, when spoken, came off as if he didn't know, as the words were coming out of his mouth, that a grand… » 9/05/12 12:12am 9/05/12 12:12am

No, Kathy Griffin, Your Attempts To Seduce Anderson Cooper Will Not Be…

Somewhere, there is a person for whom seeing Kathy Griffin in her underwear is appealing. This video is for you. For everybody else, at least admire the tenacity with which she goes after the visibly-distressed Anderson Cooper. (She got even more aggressive later.) Happy New Year, and here's hoping 2012 brings you a… » 1/01/12 12:39am 1/01/12 12:39am