CNN’s Martin Savidge Choked, Several Times, for Chokehold Story

By Mark Joyella 

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CNN correspondent Martin Savidge may be sounding a bit more raspy than usual after being choked–repeatedly–for a story on police chokeholds that aired on “AC360”.

With a lawyer’s arm around his neck, Savidge said “it’s very difficult to talk, or get a strong breath.”

It wasn’t comfortable to watch either, and was reminiscent of former CNN anchor Rick Sanchez’ oft-mocked experience as a taser subject.

Watch, after the jump: