CNN Guest Claims Failing CNN Is What Saved Democracy

( You already know by now that the staff at CNN has lost its collective mind, but we still think it’s important to report when the network has someone particularly insane on the airwaves.

The latest curious claim made on the network comes from Professor David Zurawik, who teaches Media Studies. During an interview with professional potato lookalike Brian Stelter, Zurawik wrongly claimed that CNN saved democracy.

The network, which is witnessing plummeting viewership and a ratings crisis, has jumped from scandal to scandal over the last handful of years…but is apparently responsible for “saving” democracy against democratically elected President Donald Trump.

“CNN is one of the stations of all the television broadcast networks and cable channels it pushed harder from 2016 to 2020 against Trump and it was part of the firewall that I think has saved democracy this far under Jeff Zucker,” Zurawik said.

It’s important to note, of course, that Zucker resigned only last week after it was revealed he was having an affair with the network’s head of marketing.

Stelter seemed to buy into Zurawik’s delusion, and added that Zucker is widely praised for “holding the line” against former President Donald Trump and even taking him to court.

See the interview for yourself:

In what universe did CNN save democracy?

What about the Russia hoax – the proven inaccurate conspiracy theory that alleged former President Trump conspired with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election – that was so famously peddled by the network for years?