CNN is a joke as a source for news. They are the ultimate ratings whores. During the Iraq invasion, I had an Indian friend who told me that his family back home was seeing a CNN news feed of burning bodies, Iraqi women holding dead babies, and US forces destroying cities at the same time CNN in the U.S. showed soldiers giving candy to children, building schools, and being greeted as heroes by the Iraqi people.

While I know our news gets filtered, I never realized how a news station could stoop this low in slanting the news to get the best ratings for each market.

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