Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Reza Aslan Bangs Head Against Wall

You may recall that time two summers ago when author Reza Aslan was promoting his book Zealot, and ended up dealing with a particularly dunderheaded Fox News anchor. Well, if Aslan's appearance on CNN yesterday is any indication, Stupid Anchor Syndrome isn't confined exclusively to Fox. For some context, Bill Maher engaged in his usual brand of anti-Muslim invective on last week's Real Time, wherein he called out liberals for not broad-brushing all Muslims for the actions of their most extreme elements. Aslan, who's been a frequent guest for Maher, was brought on to CNN to respond, and well, this is what happened next:

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