Dana Loesch Has A Bone To Pick With CNN Over Parkland Town Hall’s Cronkite Award

Virginia Kruta Associate Editor
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Nationally syndicated conservative radio host Dana Loesch was not impressed to learn that CNN received an award for the network’s town hall after the Parkland shooting.

CNN announced the news Tuesday, cheering the event’s host, Jake Tapper, for receiving the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.

At first, Loesch was just taken aback.

But then she shared a series of videos, all showing what happened during the town hall when the cameras were off.

Loesch then argued that the entire event was essentially a setup, designed to allow the students and the crowd-free rein to attack her.

And Loesch was not the only person who shared that assessment of the situation. (RELATED: CNN Crowd Boos Pro-2A Rape Survivor)

She also stated that, as she tried to leave, she was physically assaulted — and asked CNN to release any potential footage of the incident.

Loesch concluded by calling the award a “sham,” and saying that any network truly interested in advancing the conversation would refuse such an acknowledgment — unless, of course, it was shared with her, since her claims about the failures of first responders at the scene were later backed up by the full reports and video evidence.

But it didn’t end there, because according to Loesch, Tapper responded to her tirade by unfollowing her.

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