CNN Correspondent Regrets Pro-Hezbollah Tweet

By Andrew Gauthier 


Following a controversial tweet by CNN Senior Editor of Mideast Affairs Octavia Nasr, she has taken to to further expand on her 140-character thought.

Her praise of Hezbollah leader Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah who died over the weekend forced the explanation, but noticeably no apology. And now CNN says it is a “serious matter and will be dealt with accordingly.”

Nasr’s initial tweet mourning the death of Fadlallah said, “Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah… One of Hezbollah’s giants I respect a lot.” More…