CNN Double Standard: Steve King’s Latest Remarks Vs. 2011 Tea Party Comments

CNN Double Standard: Steve King’s Latest Remarks vs. 2011 Tea Party Comments

On CNN’s New Day Tuesday, co-host Chris Cuomo recapped his interview on the show yesterday with Iowa Representative Steve King as the Republican congressman “just trying to provoke conversation.” This comes in the midst of King facing backlash over a tweet, agreeing with far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders. “Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny,” King tweeted.However, in 2011, CNN casually treated anti-Tea Party remarks, such as California Democratic Representative Maxine Waters saying at a townhall meeting that the “Tea Party can go straight to hell” and Indiana Democratic Representative Andre Carson decrying at a similar venue that …

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