Did Reza Aslan deserve to be fired? | The Tylt

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Aslan himself acknowledged that he should have chosen different words to express his anger at the president.

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But Aslan and others were clearly shocked that CNN chose to cancel his show, which covered global religion and has received rave reviews for its educational and informative coverage. Reza is a social commentator, not a journalist. Plus, he apologized and owned that his comments were unprofessional. 

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Others applauded CNN's move. 

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Many questioned whether Aslan's show would have been canceled if he were white and Christian.

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And even people who disagree with Aslan's views thought his dismissal was ridiculous.

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Others pointed out that Aslan had a right to express himself, but then he also has to deal with the fallout.

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Describing the president as excrement just went too far for some.

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But others asked: Where's the lie?

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 CNN is after all a business, and they responded to pressure from viewers to fire Aslan.

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Sean Hannity said CNN went too far in firing Aslan. SEAN HANNITY.

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Trump's defenders say it's just unacceptable for any public figure to hurl obscenities at the president without consequences.

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