Dakota Meyer, a Marine Sergeant from Columbia, Kentucky who earned his Medal of Honor during the Battle of Ganjgal in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on Sept 8 2009, shut down the CNN anchor who blamed military veterans on police forces for outbreaks of rioting.
You may recall CNN’s Brooke Baldwin’s headlines Tuesday slandering American vets by suggesting they have quick trigger fingers and reflexes tuned to battle rather than civilian policing.
Recounting what she said was an interview with a Baltimore official, Baldwin said, “A lot of young people, and I love our nation’s veterans, but some of them are coming back from war, they don’t know the communities, and they are ready to do battle.”
Your right @BrookeBCNN we are ready to stand for our nation just like we always have. Maybe you should consider doing the same!
— Dakota Meyer (@Dakota_Meyer) April 29, 2015
Meyer had a lot of support from Twitter:
— JTHardy (@NescitOccasum) April 29, 2015
How can an “unbiased” news anchor get away with making a sweeping statement such as this and still claim to be unbiased? Let us hear your thoughts.
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