CNN Justifies Airing of Bachmann Response

by Daniel Foster

Via Greg Sargent, CNN responds to the flack over the airing of Rep. Michele Bachmann’s tea-party backed alternate response to the State of the Union address: 


“The Tea Party has become a major force in American politics and within the Republican Party. Hearing the Tea Party’s perspective on the State of the Union is something we believe CNN’s viewers will be interested in hearing and we are happy to include this perspective as one of many in tonight’s coverage.”

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