9/12/2013

‘I’M GOING TO CUT YOU OFF RIGHT THERE’: CNN ANCHOR CALLS OUT OUSTED COLORADO DEMOCRAT FOR BLAMING RECALL ON ‘VOTER SUPPRESSION’

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Sep. 12, 2013 5:00pm Jason Howerton

Refusing to accept her defeat gracefully, recalled Colorado state Sen. Angela Giron appeared on CNN Thursday to blame her embarrassing ouster on “voter suppression.” Earlier this week, Colorado residents voted to recall Giron and Democratic Senate President John Morse over a number of gun control laws they helped pushed through the Legislature.

“We know what really happened here. Yes, we had the strong NRA and you have a person like Mr. Head, but what this story is really about, it’s about voter suppression,” Giron said.

The former state senator claimed that 70 percent of Colorado residents vote by mail, but there was no mail-in voting for the recall election. Surprisingly, she was quickly called out by a CNN anchor.

“OK, forgive me, but I’m going to cut you off right there. Because if we talk voter suppression, I’ve read reports on lack of popularity on your behalf. Let’s just not go there,” CNN’s Brooke Baldwin said.  Being reprimanded by the CNN anchor left Giron looking like this:


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