CNN's Costello: Violent Assault of a Woman is 'Disturbing' – Unless It's Bristol Palin

Geoffrey | October 23, 2014
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When video of Ray Rice punching and then dragging his fiancé around on the floor was released CNN’s Carol Costello, on September 8, 2014, justifiably called it “disturbing” and “insane.” But when Costello played the audio of a different woman recounting a similar horrifying experience of being assaulted and dragged around by a man, she told her audience: “Sit back and enjoy.” The difference? The woman in question happened to be the daughter of favorite liberal hate object and former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

However, on the October 22, 2014 Newsroom, the CNN anchor said of the audio of Bristol Palin describing a physical and verbal assault: “I’m just going to come right out and say it. This is quite possibly the best minute and a half of audio we’ve ever come across...Sit back and enjoy.”

Crossposted on Newsbusters.