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America Now a ‘Battleground’: CNN Blames Bomb Threat on Trump Tweet

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Late Thursday night, CNN’s New York office was again evacuated after someone from “the south” phoned in a bomb threat to the building. According to hysterical CNN host Don Lemon, the timing was “suspicious” because it came mere minutes after President Trump put out a tweet attacking the media. And according to one unhinged CNN analyst, it was just another indicator that American was unmistakably “becoming a battlefield”.

The tweet CNN accused of sparking the bomb threat, said: “FAKE NEWS - THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!”

As he was standing in the street outside the building, Lemon was not shy about suggesting the tweet was the cause. “We don't know if it has anything to do with it but certainly after. The tweet came out at 10:08 and at 10:15 there was [inaudible] bomb threat,” he told CNN media reporter Brian Stelter.

Surprisingly, Stelter actually appeared to be the voice of reason. “Just because the President posts hateful speech on Twitter, that should not cause anybody to do anything stupid,” he told Lemon. “CNN, The New York Times, and many other media companies have been targets. For many years.”

But Lemon insisted President Trump had something to do with it. “And again, we don't know but the timing is obviously suspicious. These are the times that we are living in and we know what the situation was with the last person who did something similar,” he opined.

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