by Chris Bodenner

Why is CNN legitimizing Bryan "Ban All Mosques" Fischer by giving him five minutes on national television? (For a record of his vile rhetoric, go here.) My feeling is that attention-seeking figures like Fischer and Fred Phelps should be ignored by mainstream outlets. Even the Dish has stopped nominating Fischer for Malkin Awards; it's too easy.

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