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Even with CNN boss Jeff Zucker gone his poison lingers. That fact was obvious during Monday afternoon’s Inside Politics where correspondent Paula Newton and anchor John King teamed up to smear the peaceful Freedom Convey protest against Canada’s COVID-19 mandates as “a threat to democracy,” an “insurrection driven by madness,” and “sedition.” Even suggesting the nation was teetering on the brink of disaster and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had threats against this life.
“There’s a state of emergency in place in Ottawa where the police chief says COVID protests are a ‘nationwide insurrection driven by madness,’” King declared, being sure to pick some of the most incendiary quotes.
Adding: “It started with the so-called ‘Freedom Convoy’ led by truckers protesting a new mandate requiring vaccines in order to enter the country.’”