CNN host Chris Cuomo and a columnist for The New York Times discussed the political landscape in the country Monday night. The conclusion, according to Times columnist Tom Friedman — and one that Cuomo appeared to implicitly endorse — was that the Republican Party as currently constituted must be killed off.
In what has to be one of the least unifying segments we’ve seen thus far on a prime-time cable TV news program amid the country’s unprecedented state of division, Cuomo started by introducing Friedman, noting that the columnist had assessed that the country cannot survive unless one of its two major political parties dies, NewsBusters reported.
“My next guest says for America to live, this party has to die. Let’s bring in New York Times columnist Tom Friedman,” Cuomo said, welcoming the establishment media “journalist” onto the show.
“Of course, just using the word ‘die’ will have the whole