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Cenk Uygur calls out TIME magazine reporter for supporting drone strike on Julian Assange

By Eric W. Dolan
Monday, August 19, 2013 20:48 EDT
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Young Turks host Cenk Uygur (Screenshot)
 
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The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on Monday blasted a TIME magazine reporter who said he couldn’t “wait to write a defense of the drone strike that takes out” Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

Michael Grunwald made the comment Saturday on Twitter, sparking a huge backlash. Grunwald later deleted the message and apologized, describing it as “dumb.”

Uygur said Grunwald was simply an authoritarian. Rather than questioning the government’s actions in regards to drone strikes, Grunwald simply accepted whatever the government said.

Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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