Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik said on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Sunday that it’s the media’s job to call President Donald Trump a “racist.”
Host Brian Stelter was discussing a Trump campaign ad about illegal immigration, which CNN refused to run on its network and congratulated it on standing up to the president’s racism. (RELATED: MLK’s Niece Says Trump Is Not A Racist And Has Helped The Black Community)
“It is a bigger story, honestly. I saw it today and I thought ‘wow I wish I had had a piece of that.’ This is huge that CNN said this is racist, said we’re not going to take your money,” Zurawik declared.
“That was a really great stand to take on it. We have to. We have to call [Trump] racist. We have to call him a misogynist when he says things, the things he says about women.”
“You’re going far there saying we have to call him a racist,” Stelter said.
“We absolutely have to!” Zurawik replied. “Look, somebody has to speak truth to this madness of lies.”
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