*Note: This post has been updated to note that the AOC clip Logan was referencing was from July 2019.
Independent journalist Lara Logan took to the Twitter machine last night to slam Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for suggesting in 2019 that rioting was an appropriate form of protest in America.
After watching the video, Logan, a former CBS journalist, wrote “who turned a bartender from NY into a mouthpiece for a radical agenda? Same people pulling the strings/behind Antifa & on the streets?”
My question: who turned a bartender from NY into a mouthpiece for a radical agenda? Same people pulling the strings/behind Antifa & on the streets? https://t.co/W4LAwfY6bT
— Lara Logan (@laralogan) June 10, 2020
Having the audacity to criticize Squad leader Ocasio-Cortez’s appalling attempt at justifying people’s livelihoods being destroyed allegedly in the name of social justice did not sit well with CNN’s resident media correspondents Brian Stelter and Oliver Darcy, who moved to defend AOC by laughably questioning Logan’s journalistic creds:
She used to be a distinguished correspondent for "60 Minutes." pic.twitter.com/1vXL7NBi2C
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) June 10, 2020
what on earth happened to lara logan https://t.co/1MOIeV65xO
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) June 10, 2020
I’m sure it just totally slipped their minds or something that a big reason Logan might be ripping an elected official in a position of power and influence for excusing rage mobs is because she was gang-raped by one when she worked for CBS years ago while reporting from Egypt:
So when did she become less distinguished before or after being gang raped by rioters ?
— 𝐇𝐨𝐧𝐤𝐲 𝐓𝐨𝐧𝐤 𝐉𝐞𝐰 (@HonkyTonkJew) June 10, 2020
She was a reported that was assaulted and raped while engaging in journalism. Did you report it?
— deepereyes (@deepereyes) June 10, 2020
Hi Oliver, Maybe Lara had a bad, first hand experience with radical, leftist / anarchist mobs? https://t.co/x4F9aSvxI4
— Fusilli Spock (@awstar11) June 10, 2020
Oliver mansplaining to the woman journalist assualted in the Middle East. https://t.co/xqkpHkA8wo
— Pouncing Coder Brad (@bradcundiff) June 10, 2020
Well being gang raped by radical Islam and then getting stabbed in the back by your employer because we can't disturb The Chosen One's foreign policy is a good indicator. https://t.co/4Je9K17egr
— Money Printer (@sleeepyjoseph) June 10, 2020
Logan wrote Monday about her horrific experience and how upsetting it was see Democratic “leaders” and “Defund the Police” proponents like Minneapolis City Council president Lisa Bender say that having the ability to call the police came “from a place of privilege”:
I remember when I was being gang-raped & beaten by a mob in Egypt, would have been great to have a police force to call then. Would that have been my white privilege talking? I’ve stood against racism all my life,don’t have a racist bone in my body. My heart breaks… https://t.co/U4USN1cMP6
— Lara Logan (@laralogan) June 9, 2020
Stelter’s and Darcy’s apparent (?) ignorance of Logan’s brutal sexual assault by a mob and their pathetic attempts at running interference for AOC by way of attacking a woman who has literally risked her life to report the news says far more about the type of “journalists” they are and what team they go to bat for than Logan’s tweet about AOC. Far more.