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Chirpy CNN Host Prank Calls Sleeping Kerry Kennedy to Ask About Father's Assassination
| January 12, 2012
| P.J. Gladnick
Posted on 01/12/2012 7:34:29 AM PST by PJ-Comix
"Hi! Is this Mary Todd Lincoln? It is? Sorry for waking up before 6 A.M. but this is Ashleigh Banfield of Early Start and I just want you to know we are live on the air so, please, No F-bombs. Hee! Hee! Anyway, I know how much you love watching plays so I want to ask if you are still haunted by the assassination of your husband who was sitting right next to you at Ford's Theater."
Is this some sort of sick fantasy on the part of your humble correspondent? Not really because that is pretty much the tone of the prank phone call made by Ashleigh Banfield on the inaugural CNN Early Start show last week when she woke up Kerry Kennedy to ask if she is still haunted by memories of the assassination of her father, Robert F. Kennedy, which you can see in the video below the fold.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...
KEYWORDS: ashleighbanfield; cnn; jonstewart; kerrykennedy
Definitely a cringe-inducing segment. And as you can see in the article, what later bothered Banfield the most wasn't her highly inappropriate interview with Kerry Kennedy but the harsh criticism she justifiably received from Jon Stewart.
posted on 01/12/2012 7:34:41 AM PST
It’s unreal that these dumbasses consider themselves “professionals”. They’re a joke. After years & years of people like this anchoring the news, no wonder the US is in the shape its in.
posted on 01/12/2012 7:37:44 AM PST
(Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
My sociopath detector just burst into flames.
It emitted some very strange sounds first...
posted on 01/12/2012 7:39:27 AM PST
by null and void
(Day 1086 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
Now there's a blast from the past.
posted on 01/12/2012 7:43:02 AM PST
—Theyre a joke. After years & years of people like this anchoring the news, no wonder the US is in the shape its in.—
I got rid of TV in 1997. Coming from the perspective of being away from it for so long and being exposed to some of it now, you say exactly what I think on the subject. If not for the internet it would be much, MUCH worse.
posted on 01/12/2012 7:43:47 AM PST
by cuban leaf
(Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
posted on 01/12/2012 7:45:46 AM PST
by Psalm 144
(Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
Obviously,Banfield possesses other “skills!”
posted on 01/12/2012 7:46:23 AM PST
by Dr. Ursus
is also a
posted on 01/12/2012 7:46:57 AM PST
(1998 ACU ratings: Newt=100%, Paul=88%, Santorum=84% [the last year all were in Congress])
Wow, that was pretty weird.
Also, she mangles the language, "I definitely want to ask you about the RFK foundation you've been so intricate in working on PRO-jects for children." Intricate?
Still, Ashley Banfield's oddly hot. Who's the potted plant sitting next to her? She's alright looking too.
posted on 01/12/2012 7:52:33 AM PST
(I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
To: dead; Lazamataz
posted on 01/12/2012 7:55:45 AM PST
("Now I am become Death, destroyer of oysters" ---from the Buffetvad Gita)
Who cares? Kerry Kennedy, like all the Kennedy children trade on their family name and the reputations of their parents. Kerry Kennedy has chosen to live in the spotlight, so she has volunteered for this sort of garbage. Clearly she wasn't upset by the call. Tasteless . . . yes, but typical of the press.
The fact that Ashliegh Banfield is a boorish liberal twit is irrelevant. You live in the spotlight, you are going to get everything that comes with that. It's just like the paparazzi press--the cost of being intentionally famous.
posted on 01/12/2012 7:59:25 AM PST
(Anybody but Obama!!!!)
Ashley Banfield's oddly hot
She looks like a "Naughty Librarian".
posted on 01/12/2012 8:02:18 AM PST
Jon Stewart is a vile hypocrite.
posted on 01/12/2012 8:07:17 AM PST
(Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
Ashleigh Banfield, a female version of Geraldo Rivera.
posted on 01/12/2012 8:43:25 AM PST
by Terry Mross
(I'll only vote for a second party)
posted on 01/12/2012 8:53:40 AM PST
(Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
Would Lax hit that?
You should call Los Angeles International Airport and find out!
posted on 01/12/2012 9:28:01 AM PST
(Every single decision Obama makes is to harm America.)
banfeld was the lady in the polka dot dress.
posted on 01/12/2012 9:29:02 AM PST
(Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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