The Daily Share, a CNN company, censored a policeman’s shirt for being too offensive to viewers.
The network, which prides itself on delivering positive news, apparently thought the shirt worn Steven Eckel, a retired New Jersey police officer, as bad news.
Eckel was being interviewed because of his heroic actions in rescuing a child from a locked car parked at a New Jersey shopping mall on an extremely hot day.
What shirt was he wearing that was so offensive? Did it involve curse words or violent images or maybe the middle finger?
No. It was a plain old Trump 2016 shirt.
Via Gateway Pundit:
The rescuer, Steven Eckel, a retired New Jersey police officer wore a blue t-shirt with white lettered Trump for President 2016 over a red, white and blue flag motif during the interview. The original airing showed Eckel, speaking via Skype, throughout the interview wearing the Trump 2016 shirt.
Subsequent showings of the interview not only blurred the Trump t-shirt, video of Eckel himself during the interview was edited out of the video so that after he was introduced with his t-shirt censored only his disembodied voice was heard.
Washington Examiner reporter T. Becket Adams found the idea of censoring a Trump shirt so ludicrous that he didn’t believe it was real.
Honestly, it’s hard to blame him for being so skeptical. Could you even imagine a media outlet censoring a Hillary Clinton shirt?
But alas, Adams found out it was indeed true.
Here is the actual censored segment …