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Mehdi Hasan is NOT Don Lemon….

Barry 2023-09-06 20:43:20 

Mehdi Raza Hasan was born in Swindon to immigrant Indian Hyderabadi Shia Muslim parents from the city of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, South India (now in Telangana).

Hasan was privately educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, a day independent school for boys at Sandy Lodge in the Three Rivers District of Hertfordshire, near the town of Northwood in North West London.[15] He then attended Christ Church, Oxford, where he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE), and graduated in 2000.

Mash Vivek up yes
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Barry 2023-09-06 20:52:33 

He is a liar lol lol lol lol lol lol

JayMor 2023-09-09 14:12:11 

In reply to Barry

First time I ever watched him. He just filibusters, doesn't he?


Barry 2023-09-09 14:33:35 

In reply to JayMor

Yes I think he considers Hassan his intellectual equal or superior so he made many mistakes wink

granite 2023-09-09 14:39:05 

Before he left to take a job in USA,I never missed him mashing up politicians in programmes on Telly.

Emir 2023-09-09 14:39:39 

Vivek made a fool of himself, talking over the host, not answering the questions, lying and loud mouth. He came across as a dishonest person and a wannabe politician- he adopted a typical politician stance despite invoking that he is not a politician.

His lack of experience in all the issues cleared showed up. But worse of all, he was auditioning for the VP role for Trump and his white nationalist views was very very concerning.

JahJah 2023-09-10 11:04:51 

In reply to Barry

And still Don Lemon exposed Vivek's misinformation regarding black people, much to the chagrin of the brass of CNN who wanted him to stop going in.

But Don took one for the team and put Vivek back in his box for those anti-black lies.

However, you didn't see that're just like...

Barry 2023-09-10 11:30:52 

Roland martin
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Barry 2023-09-10 11:32:05 

In reply to JahJah

Don’t be racist sir… Hasan is an Oxford graduate… cool

velo 2023-09-10 12:30:25 

Thst was not hard to do lemon was not a academic or a intellectual on anything

Barry 2023-09-10 13:37:33 

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Barry 2023-09-11 17:24:33 

In reply to JahJah

He single handly crushed him big grin

Barry 2023-09-11 18:25:14 

Oxford beats Harvard everyday sad

Barry 2023-09-11 19:11:54 

Mehdi Hasan’s tenacious interview with GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, which featured the MSNBC host relentlessly grilling the biotech entrepreneur on Wednesday about his past criticism of former President Donald Trump, has been widely hailed as a “masterclass” by journalists and media critics.

The praise for the unapologetically progressive Hasan has also spanned across the political spectrum, with even some conservatives openly calling for right-wing media to take notes and follow his lead.

During a marathon 25-minute sitdown with Ramaswamy that aired on NBC’s streaming service Peacock, Hasan held the 38-year-old multi-millionaire’s feet to the fire throughout, rarely giving the “anti-woke” culture warrior a chance to deflect and dodge when confronted over his past comments and behavior

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Barry 2023-09-11 19:13:05 

After the video of the exchange went viral on social media, a number of reporters, media observers, and other prominent figures heaped praise on Hasan for his steadfast and unwavering effort to force the notoriously fast-talking and evasive politician to explain his flip-flops.

“A mini masterclass of keeping eyes on the ball and refusing to be spun,” New York Times reporter Jonathan Swan tweeted. Of course, Swan is also known for a famous Emmy-winning 2020 interview with Trump in which he easily demolished many of the ex-president’s favorite falsehoods by merely asking him follow-up questions.

Brerzerk 2023-09-11 21:50:10 

In reply to JahJah
Don Lemon wasn't the problem. His bosses who were more interested in making advertising bucks even at the expense of allowing Vivek's lies and insult of African-Americans and their history slide. they were the problem

Barry 2023-09-12 06:06:14 

I think Vivek teaches us the seductive power of lies. Jesus explained the origin of lies and liars-in Acts 8

44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. 45 Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe me! 46 Can any of you prove me guilty of sin? If I am telling the truth, why don’t you believe me? 47 Whoever belongs to God hears what God says. The reason you do not hear is that you do not belong to God.”

Lies are like a spider’s web. A deceiver states something and makes it fact without evidence. Someone can say anything- they are the alien engineers in promeseus, building genetically modified plants for another planet- and when you confront them with facts and CVs, they attack the questioner without explaining the original lie.

The power of Hasan is that he was focused and refused to be disrupted. He was also supported by his media house unlike Don Lemon. Lemon did not have the ancademic rigor -Each one of us carry the responsibility to pursue truth.

Some media houses and Administrators are not strong enough to insist on truth. As in the case of Trump, they turn the lie around on the whistleblower- Some are like red cows and envisage their very own end. I am proud of Mr. Hasan.