On Wednesday night’s Out Front, CNN anchor Erin Burnett hosted a contentious debate over recent comments made by GOP strategist Karl Rove about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s mental condition. When the issue of the Benghazi attacks come up, Burnett lamented that the attacks had become so polarizing that even mentioning them was like brining up the issue of abortion.
When discussing the issue of Benghazi, Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer and Media Matters for America founder David Brock engaged in a heated exchange over which side of the aisle was politicizing the attack more.
Spicer insisted that the White House has been hiding information about the attack, evidenced by the discovery of previously unreleased emails relating to the response to the attack just last month. Brock countered that the GOP and Mitt Romney politicized the issue first, even as the attack was ongoing.
“All I have to say about Benghazi is what’s sad is that it’s become like abortion,” Burnett asserted. “No one even listens anymore.”
“It has become a thing where whatever side you take you’re just a polemicist,” she added. “It’s pretty sad.”
Watch the clip below via CNN:
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