December 18, 2013

CNN’s Lemon and Toobin Prefer Bullying Klayman Over Discussing Judge’s Opinion on NSA Overreach; AP Piles On

Earlier today, Matt Hadro at NewsBusters refuted a ridiculous assertion Tuesday evening by CNN’s Don Lemon who, in reaction to guest Larry Klayman’s criticism, insisted that he is not “a big supporter of Obama” or an “ultra leftist.” Horse manure, Don.

Lemon and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin also acted like immature children in Klayman’s presence. They were clearly mortified that — ugh — Larry Klayman had to be the guy who brought suit against the National Security Administration arguing against the constitutionality of its metadata collection efforts. Apparently even worse for Lemon and Toobin, Klayman won a tentative legal victory when a judge ruled that NSA’s “bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records is likely unconstitutional.” Politico’s Tal Kopan recounted Klayman’s CNN appearance early this morning at the Politico:


Wednesday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (121813)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:05 am

This open thread will stay at or near the top today. Rules are here. Possible comment fodder may follow. Other topics are also fair game.

Positivity: The USAF Band Holiday Flash Mob at the National Air and Space Museum 2013

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 6:00 am

Watch this very cool and clever musical performance (HT Bill Sloat):