CNN's Jeffrey Lord Praises Trump Skipping Fox Debate Comparing Him To Reagan Leaving Negotiations With Soviets

CNN's Jeffrey Lord Praises Trump Skipping Fox Debate Comparing Him To Reagan Leaving Negotiations With Soviets

Jeffrey Lord: "The Message Delivered In Both Cases Was Be Bold, Be Strong, Be Unique, Be Different"

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From the January 26 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360:

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JOHN BERMAN (HOST): Jeffrey, what about that? There are going to be these other people on stage, I guess seven other candidates on stage. Won't they just be taking pot shots for two hours at Donald Trump, and Donald Trump not giving any response? 

JEFFREY LORD: They're, you know, pygmies here at this stage. You know I'll tell you, John, exactly what this reminds me of is when Ronald Reagan fired the air traffic controllers when everybody said he couldn't do it. And secondly, when he walked away from the negotiating table with Gorbachev at Reykjavik, and everybody said you can't do that, either. In other words, the message delivered in both cases was be bold, be strong, be unique, be different. That's Donald Trump's message, right there in a nutshell. So if he continues with this, this is his message and he's living up to it. 

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DANA LOESCH: I want to jump in, I have to say it's kind of absurd to compare Megyn Kelly and Fox News to Gorbachev.

Previously: 

CNN Commentator Jeffrey Lord Defends "Blunt-Spoken" Donald Trump Against "Sexist" Allegations Of Misogyny

CNN Commentator: Critics Of Trump's Megyn Kelly "Blood" Remarks Are Nazis

CNN's John Avlon Calls Out Trump Apologist Jeffrey Lord For Indulging Trump's Ted Cruz Birtherism

Jeffrey Lord Is CNN's On-Staff Donald Trump Apologist Who Carries His "Fetid Water Every Day"

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Elections, Media Structures & Regulations
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Fox News Channel, CNN
Person
Megyn Kelly, Jeffrey Lord, Donald Trump
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2016 Elections
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