FRONT PAGE CONTRIBUTOR
CNN Says Goodbye to Host Who Called GOP Convention ‘Literally Nazi Germany’
Of course, CNN being what it is, no mention of that was made in the
firing show cancellation announcement, which blamed the termination of D.L. Hughley’s weekend talk show on “budget constraints.”
The statement continued:
D.L. approached CNN about being permanently based in Los Angeles, where his family lives. To accommodate this, we agreed upon a new role where he will be a contributor for the network based in Los Angeles. We are eager to continue our relationship with D.L. who is a tremendous talent and a valued colleague.
Why is it not surprising that CNN would be “eager to continue [its] relationship” with a man who had the following exchange with RNC Chairman Michael Steele last Saturday night:
D.L. HUGHLEY: …The tenets of the Republican Party are amazing and they seem warm and welcome. But when I watch it be applied — like you didn’t have to go much further than the Republican National Convention.
MICHAEL STEELE: Agreed.
HUGHLEY: It literally look like Nazi Germany — it really did. I make — said that point. It just does not seem — like not only are we not welcome — not only are we not welcome, but they don’t even care what we think. And that –
STEELE: Well, I’m here now –
Let me once again congratulate Michael Steele on a bang-up job of countering a “news” host’s direct comparison of his party to Nazi Germany (“literally”), and setting the record straight.