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CNN REPORTS ANTI-ROCKER GOONS IN LOS ANGELES, BUT NOT HIS ATLANTA FANS | 2000-05-27

CNN has its headquarters in Atlanta. But when the fans in Atlanta gave John Rocker a screaming welcome after his suspension for making politically incorrect remarks, CNN didn't report on it. They faithfully reported every attack on him, but just happened to miss his supporters.

Fans gave Rocker the wildest greeting anyone had ever received in the Atlanta stadium. CNN wasn't there. But when a bunch of goons threw bottles at him in Los Angeles, three thousand miles away, it was faithfully and repeatedly reported on CNN in Atlanta. In addition, not a word of criticism of those goons came from Mr. Fonda's network.

If those crowds had been that rude to someone for making pro-Castro remarks, the entire national media would be incensed. As it is, no respectable conservative is going to mention this, so I have to.