Ladies and gentlemen, Fareed Zakaria.
Late Friday night, CNN host Fareed Zakaria had some complaints about President Trump that revolved around one word in particular.
“He’s spent his whole life bulls———. He’s succeeded by bulls———. He has gotten the presidency by bulls———,” Zakaria said, uncensored. “It’s very hard to tell somebody at that point that bulls— doesn’t work, because look at the results, right?”
CNN later shared the clip on the CNN Tonight Twitter account
Yes, let's look at the results.
Three major publications have acknowledged plagiarism by Fareed Zakaria. Does CNN have no shame?
seven of his Newsweek columns... one Slate column, and four Washington Post columns... have been affixed with editor's notes essentially admitting to acts of plagiarism.
CNN and the Washington Post had suspended Zakaria. But he never stopped. And CNN never held him meaningfully accountable.
CNN (which suspended Zakaria two years ago for plagiarism) appears, however, to have doubled down in support of Zakaria. The Daily Beast reports that CNN responded to the new plagiarism allegations against him by recycling an earlier statement declaring that it "has the highest confidence in the excellence and integrity of Fareed Zakaria’s work."
In September, Politico reported finding its own evidence that Zakaria plagiarized.
The highest integrity.
He still hosts a show on CNN, still writes a column for the Washington Post, and last year published yet another conversation-starting book, In Defense of a Liberal Education...
Fareed Zakaria spent his whole life bulls———. He’s succeeded by bulls———. He has gotten the presidency by bulls———, It’s very hard to tell somebody at that point that bulls— doesn’t work, because look at the results, right?”