“I am [“Jewish”], but am I human? Sounds like a pretty ridiculous question, but apparently, it’s not in 2016. That’s right: A very real CNN chyron (TV news lingo for headline on the lower part of the screen) on Monday afternoon read “Alt-Right Founder Questions If Jews are People.” Nope, it’s not a Clickhole headline. And what’s even worse? The conversation went on for several minutes, as if Trump denouncing neo-Nazis is a political risk of some kind. Additionally, CNN made the entire issue even more egregious by inflaming the issue with an extreme headline that used ‘alt-right founder’ instead of ‘supremacist.'”

Source: Sammy Nickalls. “‘Are Jews People’ Was an Actual, Real Discussion Topic on CNN.” Esquire. http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/news/a50906/are-jews-people-was-a-real/


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