Greta Van Susteren Slams CNN For ‘Tasteless’ Tweet About John McCain’s Condition


Former Fox News and MSNBC host Greta Van Susteren took exception to CNN‘s decision to mark a report that Senator John McCain had been diagnosed with brain cancer as “exclusive.”

Van Susteren slammed what she considered to be a “tasteless” move by CNN who didn’t need to gloat about having the scoop on such tragic news, according to Greta.

McCain had undergone surgery to remove a blood clot from his eye when doctors discovered the cancer.

According to The Daily Caller, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta had exclusive access to McCain’s doctors following the diagnosis.

Greta recommends that news organizations opt for language like “breaking news” instead of “exclusive” in situations like this.

When you “brag” about having bad news, you are “just letting the American people down,” she said.

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