CNN Declares ‘Fredo’ an ‘Ethnic Slur’—Used by Ana Navarro, Rick Wilson on Air

Breitbart | 8/14/2019 | Hannah Bleau
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CNN has declared the nickname “Fredo” is an “ethnic slur” in defense of anchor Chris Cuomo, who exploded at a stranger teasing him with that name, but several guests on the network have used this same term to attack the Trump family without any pushback—even on Cuomo’s own primetime show.

A video of Cuomo surfaced Monday evening, showing the CNN anchor going on an unhinged rant after a man referred to him as “Fredo.” Cuomo threatened to throw the man down the stairs and compared the use of the nickname – which was popularized by Breitbart News’s John Nolte – to the “N-word”:

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CNN spokesman Matt Dornic backed Cuomo as the clip generated mockery, particularly its “N-word” comparison, declaring for the network that this nickname is, in fact, an “ethnic slur.”

However, there are several CNN segments where contributors and guests used this same nickname — and no evidence that CNN found their commentary offensive.

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A clip has resurfaced showing Cuomo himself unresponsive while network contributor Ana Navarro...
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