David Axelrod, former top adviser to Pres. Obama has signed on with CNN as a paid contributor to carry the network through the 2016 elections. Axelrod had most recently been with MSNBC as a contributor. Axelrod starts with CNN tomorrow.
“An all-around respected, well-connected commentator on the American political scene, we are delighted to have David join us and look forward to him sharing his political analysis with our global audience,” said CNN D.C. Bureau Chief Sam Feist in a statement.
Not everyone is impressed:
Behold the CNN imagination, its sense of intellectual adventure, the willingness to take a chance on new voices. https://t.co/3j3jBxAPF2
— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) September 3, 2015