Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett accused CNN of booking “stupid” Trump surrogates to defend the president on air.

Ex-Obama speechwriter blasts CNN for booking

  • Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett accused CNN of booking “stupid” Trump surrogates to defend the president on air.
  • “You turn it on and there’s a big, giant panel,” Lovett said.
  • “Absolutely, and you look at that giant panel, and it’s smart person, smart person, smart person, stupid person, smart person, smart person, smart person, bullshit factory,” Lovett said.
  • Lovett responded that his criticism wasn’t directed at Trump supporters, but Trump’s defenders on cable news.
  • “I’m calling the people that CNN puts on television terrible representatives of the views of conservatives, they’re terrible representatives of the kind of politics we should have.

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett accused CNN of booking stupid Trump surrogates to defend the president on air. CNN’s Brian Stelter asked the Pod Save America co-host what he would change about the cable news format. You turn it on and there’s a big, giant panel, Lovett said. You mean Jeffrey Lord and Kayleigh McEnany and other Trump supporters? Stelter responded. This was glorious. @jonlovett @brianstelter #lovettorleaveit #SundayMorning pic.twitter.com/nmcgw3AP2H— Matt Wilstein (@TheMattWilstein) March 26, 2017

@dcexaminer: Ex-Obama speechwriter blasts CNN for booking “stupid” Trump surrogates

“I’m calling the people that CNN puts on television terrible representatives of the views of conservatives, they’re terrible representatives of the kind of politics we should have. I mean these are not intellectually honest people. These are people building a brand. These are people willing to say anything,” he said.

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett accused CNN of booking “stupid” Trump surrogates to defend the president on air.