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CNN host describes gunmen who opened fire on Dallas Police HQ as ‘courageous and brave’ (Video)

By LU Staff
There were many adjectives a TV commentator might have chosen to describe the shooting outside Dallas police headquarters early this morning by multiple gunmen brandishing automatic weapons. But “courageous and brave” should not have been among them, if no other reason than that the pair is redundant. That nevertheless is how CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield described the deadly incursion, adding seemingly as an afterthought “if not crazy as well.”

Whitfield makes that unfortunate word choice at about 0:12 in the video of the broadcast that follows:

Whether Whitfield’s comment was intended to be anti-police or was a slip of the tongue, as The Blaze imputes to it, is unclear. In any case, it set off an avalanche of comments on Twitter


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