March 7, 2019
CNN host Alisyn Camerota gave gun control activist Andy Parker free rein to bash Republicans like Steve Scalise as “true believers” in the NRA while promoting his new memoir on Wednesday’s New Day. Camerota treated Parker as if he were a friend, gushing praise for his activism and literally cheering on his agenda of turning America blue.
To end the 8am EST hour, Camerota brought on Parker to talk about his new book addressed to his daughter, Alison, a journalist who was killed on-air in 2015 by a disgruntled former co-worker. The pair talked more about Parker’s left-wing activism than they did about the book. The CNN host began by praising Parker for trying to change the country’s gun laws:
“We have talked to you many times. We are always struck by how pretty quickly you swung into action. You were grief-stricken but you swung into action! You decided to try to change things in the country,” she praised. The two gushed about Democrats picking up more seats in Virginia, the Parkland kids’ activism and two new bills passed by House Democrats expanding gun laws. Camerota didn’t even pretend to be impartial, calling the liberal agenda, a “huge victory.”
“That was a victory. A huge victory! People said it couldn’t be done!” she said, adding, “Congratulations.” Camerota worried about the “setback” of it getting through the Senate. Parker assured her that change was happening, regardless of Republicans, and that Democrats would take over in 2020:
This article was posted: Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7:34 am