Anderson Cooper Is Facing Backlash After His Comments Following Donald Trump’s Town Hall On CNN

May 12, 2023 / Posted by:

Much like Mr. Hankey from South Park, Donald Trump has re-emerged from the depths of whatever toilet he’s been residing in to ruin all of our days. Well, more like ruin all of our lives since he still reeeeally wants to be your president once again. So in an attempt to make sure he riles up his basket of deplorables ahead of Presidential campaign season, CNN decided to give him a town hall with his fanatics. That decision didn’t go over well. And in a move toward “HUH?”, CNN’s former giggle monster Anderson Cooper defended his network’s decision to give a platform to “the front-runner for the Republican nominee for President.” That also didn’t go over well.

The Wrap reports the MAGA was flowing free and easy during Don Cheeto’s Wednesday night Town Hall on CNN, and it went just as you would have imagined. He lied, and they cheered. He insulted people, and they cheered. No matter what he did, they cheered and fueled his resolve to never lose another election ever again.

Of course, many took to Twitter to relay how disgusted they were seeing this orange skidmark smeared across their screens once again.

In an attempt to address Trump’s Town Hall from a neutral point of view, CNN broke out their favorite show pony Anderson Cooper. And basically, instead of looking into the camera and saying, “Yeah, I don’t know why we hosted this fool either,” he tried to make a statement about inclusivity for all. Here’s part of his statement.

Now, many of you think CNN shouldn’t have given him any platform to speak, and I understand the anger about that. Giving him the audience, the time, I get that. But this is what I also get: The man that you were so disturbed to see and hear from last night? That man is the front-runner for the Republican nomination for president. And according to polling, no other Republican is even close. That man that you were so upset to hear from last night, he may be President of the United States in less than 2 years.

And that audience that upset you? That’s a sampling of about half the country. They are your family members, your neighbors, and they are voting. And many said they’re voting for him. Now, maybe you haven’t been paying attention since he left office and maybe you’ve been enjoying not hearing from him, thinking ‘it can’t happen again, some investigation is gonna stop him’? Well, it hasn’t so far.

So if last night showed anything, it showed it can happen again. It is happening again. He hasn’t changed, and he is running, hard.

You have every right to be outraged today and angry and never watch this network again. But do you think staying in your silo and only listening to people you agree with is going to make that person go away?

Here’s the complete gaslight commentary.

AND here’s the obvious backlash he received for his remarks, which are a far cry from the time he referred to Trump as an obese turtle (which was brilliant!)

And with that, ladies and gentlemen, we can look forward to the next year and a half of Trump spewing hatred and looking like a bloated walrus while doing so. What a time to be alive, honey! Although, something about this seems all too familiar. Perhaps because we’ve already been here before?

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