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Ed Schultz Takes On Erick Erickson For His Hate Filled Rhetoric

Ed Schultz takes on RedState and CNN's newest contributor Erick Erickson for his history of hate filled rhetoric and for his latest attack on anyone t
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Ed Schultz takes on RedState and CNN's newest contributor Erick Erickson for his history of hate filled rhetoric and for his latest attack on anyone that dared to point out...gasp, his actual words. Media Matters' Eric Burns joined Ed to discuss this article.

CNN's Erickson lashes out, doubles down on "shotgun" remark:

In response to criticism, CNN's Erick Erickson is claiming that liberals are "misconstruing" his remark about pulling out a shotgun if the government tries to arrest him for not filling out the American Community Survey. Erickson also lashed out at "people" who "linger on every word I say" by stating: "You people are nuts. Absolute nuts. Where do you get off misconstruing that I'm agitating for killing Census workers when you people are out there advocating for the killing of the unborn on a regular basis. You have no shame." [...]

That same day, Media Matters posted a seven-minute audio clip of Erickson's remarks, in context, along with transcript. The headline on Media Matters' post was, "CNN's Erickson: I'll '[p]ull out my wife's shotgun' if they try to arrest me for not filling out the American Community Survey."

On his radio show today, Erickson accused Media Matters of running "a story on their website saying I'm advocating shooting Census workers". Read on...

As Ed noted during the segment, it looks like CNN found their replacement for Lou Dobbs. Looks to me more like they found their replacement for Glenn Beck.

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