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Dismissed! Federal Judge Rejects Trump’s Mega Lawsuit Against CNN for Hitler Comparison

Prepare to be entertained yet again as our beloved “Fake News CNN” decides to take a dip in the grandiose pool of absurdity.

It’s like a soap opera that never ends, except the characters are real, the script is beyond ridiculous, and everyone’s IQ drops a few points each episode.

So, what’s today’s belly-aching drama?

Well, strap in folks, because this one’s a doozy!

Apparently, throwing around comparisons to Adolf Hitler – yes, THAT Hitler – is not defamation in the eyes of a federal judge.

I mean, come on, who doesn’t love a good ol’ Hitler comparison in their morning news, right?

It seems that U.S. District Judge Raag Singhal, who I might casually remind you is a Trump-appointed judge (cue the irony klaxon!), has dismissed Trump’s lawsuit against CNN.

Trump’s sin?

Daring to suggest that maybe, just maybe, being compared to one of history’s most reviled figures could be, you know, a tad defamatory.

But wait, there’s more! Singhal actually penned the words: “Being ‘Hitler-like’ is not a verifiable statement of fact that would support a defamation claim.”

I mean, come on!

Is this real life, or has our legal system plunged into some Monty Python-esque farce?

It seems that ‘The Big Lie’ isn’t just a turn of phrase at CNN anymore.

No, no.

It’s a battle cry.

A mantra, if you will.

Repeat it enough times, and voila, you’ve got yourself a headline. Never mind the origins of the phrase, the connotations, or even the simple decency of refraining from likening a former President to Hitler.

No sir, that’s just prime-time fake news.

More details below:

Folks, we are truly living in the golden age of televised corruption.

So, I raise my glass to CNN and Judge Singhal for providing us with this sparkling spectacle of absurdity.

May your antics continue to fuel our collective amusement in the circus that is 24/7 news.

Bravo, gentlemen, bravo!

Just the News provides more details:

A federal judge on Friday dismissed former President Donald Trump’s $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN.

In the lawsuit, Trump’s legal team argued that the news outlet’s statements about him likened him to Adolf Hitler and were defamatory, according to Politico.

Trump-appointed U.S. District Judge Raag Singhal ruled that Trump could not sue the outlet for defamation.

“Being ‘Hitler-like’ is not a verifiable statement of fact that would support a defamation claim,” Singhal wrote in the dismissal. “CNN’s statements, while repugnant, were not, as a matter of law, defamatory.”

Trump’s lawsuit cited five examples of the use of the term “The Big Lie” that his attorneys say CNN has refused to retract.

The phrase has historically suggested “a propaganda technique so powerful that people who believe in its message could not believe that someone could have distorted it. It has popular origins in German from Adolf Hitler in his memoir, Mein Kampf,” according to Politico.

Gone are the days when newsrooms brought us stories that mattered.

Instead, they’re now just a bunch of pseudo-philosophers throwing around Nazi references like confetti at a parade.

It seems they’ve been left unchecked and unsupervised, like kids in a candy store after closing time, gorging themselves on a diet of slander and libel until they’re too sugar high to know up from down.

Now, U.S. District Judge Raag Singhal might find Nazi references in political discourse “odious and repugnant” (his words, not mine), but he thinks “bad rhetoric is not defamation when it does not include false statements of fact.”

Wait, what?

Since when did being compared to Hitler not count as a false statement of fact?

Trump’s campaign spokesperson, Steven Cheung, chimes in with a gem: “We agree with the highly respected judge’s findings that CNN’s statements about President Trump are repugnant.”

High-five, Steven!

Here’s how CNN itself covered the story:

The lawsuit is one of many Trump has filed against media outlets, including CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post, objecting to coverage during his presidency and in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election he lost to Joe Biden.

Trump had accused CNN of a “campaign of dissuasion in the form of libel and slander” and of creating a “false and incendiary association” between him and Hitler.

“Like Trump and CNN personalities … the Court finds Nazi references in the political discourse (made by whichever ‘side’) to be odious and repugnant,” Singhal wrote. “But bad rhetoric is not defamation when it does not include false statements of fact.”

Trump campaign spokesperson Steven Cheung said in a statement Saturday: “We agree with the highly respected judge’s findings that CNN’s statements about President Trump are repugnant.”

So, folks, is this the media we want in our great country? A media that calls anyone they don’t like a Nazi?

Or do we want a media that respects its duty to inform the public with truth and integrity?

One thing’s for sure, this circus isn’t what our founding fathers had in mind.

Shame indeed!


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