CNN's new boss tells staff not to say "Big Lie" when referring to Trump's Big Lie

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Große Lüge perhaps?

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As always, reality has a liberal bias

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That works. Let’s hope they go with that.
Or they could Americanize it and call it the grossest loogie.? But that kind of diminishes the enormity of what’s happening. I like yours.

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Yeah, but did he say it using his James Earl Jones impersonation?

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CNN’s new president Chris Licht

The dead hand of management.

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i’d be like, “ok, fine. ‘insurrectionist propaganda’ it is, then.”

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I can get behind this. it’s not like they are calling it Big Truth. They just want to stay away from the buzz phrase.

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I agree. Big lie isn’t an accurate description. How about we call it “Attempted Coup” from now on?

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Yep. We know some networks merely read the propaganda given to them at times. The more news organizations actually show some research and consideration of the facts, the more confidence I will have in them. They need to stand apart from the canned talking points.

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this!
this is what they should go with.

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Officially acceptable alternatives to “Big Lie” according to sources close to the story include:

  • “doubleplus ungood untruth”
  • “different other banana
  • “bigly fib
  • swindle
  • hornswoggle
  • bamboozle

/s

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“Malarkey”?
idunno. Big Lie still works for me.
big assholes. bigger lies.

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It’s not like the Democrats invented the term “Big Lie”. It’s a propaganda technique, and an accurate label. Kind of important to use the right label, I think, given the historical context.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_lie

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I imagine that there will be some keen eyes watching out to ensure that CNN doesn’t use any Republican phrasing or framing for other things either. Won’t there? [Insert Anakin/Padme gif here]

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What She Said GIF by The Free Mama
It is important to call the thing that Nazis do by it’s correct name. It reminds everyone who the Nazis are

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Real Housewives Sigh GIF

HOw did that guy work with Colbert for all those years?

yeah yeah we know seth meyers GIF by Late Night with Seth Meyers

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I don’t normally do this, but dude it was the first post:

You think I know how to make umlauts on my own?

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How about Huge Fucking Lie, is that better?

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I’m sticking with “Grand Treason” for now.

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