THIS is a lot of hullabaloo about absolutely nothing. But both CNN and the defending the Reddit troll have turned it into something by their insistence as another episode in the proxy war between the left and the right. The statement that proved the news line heard around the world was this:
CNN is not publishing “HanA**holeSolo’s” name because he is a private citizen who has issued an extensive statement of apology, showed his remorse by saying he has taken down all his offending posts, and because he said he is not going to repeat this ugly behavior on social media again. In addition, he said his statement could serve as an example to others not to do the same.
CNN reserves the right to publish his identity should any of that change.
Critics of CNN have taken in large part to calling the statement “blackmail” and holds this…