None of These Awful Moments Got Jeffrey Lord Fired From CNN, but a Two Word Tweet Did

by Addy Baird – The CNN contributor and Trump supporter tweeted “Sieg Heil!” at a liberal activist Thursday. CNN has finally fired Jeffrey Lord, a Trump supporter and contributor to the network, after Lord tweeted a Nazi salute at a liberal activist Thursday.  marisa kabas  ✔@MarisaKabas hey @CNN you need to fire this guy, cool, thanks 3:23 PM – Aug 10, 2017 “Nazi salutes are indefensible,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement. “Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network.” But Lord has been stirring controversy on CNN’s airwaves for months now. Here are six Jeffrey Lord moments the network apparently found defensible: 1. Saying the KKK had a “progressive agenda” Members of the KKK, Lord said on CNN, were Democrats. “Don’t hide and say that’s not part of the base of the Democratic Party,” Lord said. “They were the military arm, the terrorist arm of the Democratic Party, according to historians. For God’s sake...

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