CNN's Coates: Statue Vandalism is 'Symbolic Speech'

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[See NewsBusters for more.] CNN legal analyst and guest host of Friday's CNN Tonight Laura Coates condemned President Trump for threatening legal action against statue vandals, arguing that instead of caring about coronavirus deaths, Trump is launching a culture war against those engaging in "symbolic speech."

Coates began her monologue by declaring, "And President Trump who by the way didn't even attend today's briefing completely ignoring skyrocketing coronavirus cases making it abundantly clear what he really cares about. Distracting you with his latest culture war."

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