CNN to hold ‘Climate crisis town hall’ with 10 Dem presidential candidates

CNN really must want to see how close to zero they can get their ratings.

The 24-hour news channel, who recently held town halls with long-shot candidates Bill de Blasio and Steve Bulluock, has announced another just awful programming move. CNN will hold a climate crisis town hall with 10 Democratic candidates on Sept. 4.

The town halls are set to begin at 5 p.m. with each one going for 40 minutes. The just awful program is currently scheduled to last seven hours.

  •  Julián Castro will be interviewed by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer at 5 p.m. ET
  • Businessman Andrew Yang, who will also be interviewed by Blitzer, will come on at 5:40 p.m.
  • California Sen. Kamala Harris will be interviewed by CNN’s Erin Burnett at 6:20 p.m.
  • Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who will also be interviewed by Burnett, will appear at 7 p.m.
  • Former Vice President Joe Biden will be interviewed by CNN’s Anderson Cooper at 8 p.m.
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who will also be interviewed by Cooper, will be on at 8:40 p.m.
  • Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will be interviewed by CNN’s Chris Cuomo at 9:20 p.m.
  • South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who will also be interviewed by Cuomo at 10 p.m.
  • Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will appear with CNN’s Don Lemon at 10:40 p.m.
  • New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will also be interviewed by Lemon and will come on at 11:20 p.m.

I get that climate change is likely something that we need to address but it’s not a big enough issue to warrant a major news organization to devote such a massive block of time.

What are these people thinking?

 

 

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