A CNN Anchor Actually Suggested Police Use Water Cannons On Protesters In Ferguson

By: 08.19.14  •  45 Comments

Oh boy. Just when you thought CNN’s attempts at “news” couldn’t get any more Drunk Uncle-like, this happens. Rosemary Church, anchoring the bad idea factory’s coverage of the continuing awfulness in Ferguson, actually suggested that the (mostly white!) police force use water cannons on the (largely black!) protesting crowds. I don’t have to remind you of the ugly imagery that evokes. The look on the face of her co-anchor, Errol Barnett, says it all.

Watch the video above — courtesy of Deadspin’s Sean Newell — or, if you prefer your stupidity served on a continuous loop, here’s a Vine of the moment:

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