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Alleged Presidential Candidate Denies She Incited CO Shooting

Carly, Carly, Carly. You are such a liar.

Oh, puhleeze. I have to hand it to her -- Carly Fiorina is such a good liar, she even believes herself! And of course, she will never take responsibility for whipping up violence against Planned Parenthood. But the blood is on her hands:

On Friday’s appearance with Cuomo, things turned ugly quickly after the host pressed the former CEO on her statements, linking them to the Colorado Springs shooter who killed three during an attack on Planned Parenthood.

“Do you feel any sense of regret about how you characterized what was going on at Planned Parenthood after the attack in Colorado?” Cuomo asked. “Because of what the man said which seems as though he was influenced by some of the rhetoric coming out of you and others that painted a very ugly picture and unfair one about Planned Parenthood.”

“Oh, please. Really, Chris?” Fiorina replied, before again restating that the videos were not edited.

When Cuomo corrected her saying “Of course they were edited. Let’s be careful about what we’re saying,” Fiorina snapped.

“Oh let’s be careful about what we’re saying,’ she said sarcastically as she narrowed her eyes. “Let’s be careful about what we’re saying.”

After Cuomo pointed out that Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Lewis Dear was responding to the videos, Fiorina went off the rails, attacking the host as a journalist and saying no one in the “pro-life” movement celebrated the tragedy that claimed three lives.

Oh, and by the way, Chris? Both sides don't do it. I know you can't help yourself from falling into the false equivalency trap, but really, they don't. And you could have had a much more interesting conversation if you'd simply said, "So you were all over the news attacking Planned Parenthood and using incendiary rhetoric, and then this nut job, who seems to have believed you, went out and shot a bunch of people. Isn't it time to tone down the discussion?" And then you should have listed all the appalling statements she made. Instead, you let her control the discussion -- because that's what CNN is famous for.

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