Parkland shooting survivor claims CNN planted ‘scripted’ question at town hall

Parkland shooting survivor claims CNN planted ‘scripted’ question at town hall
Colton Haab (Image: News 10 video screen grab)

[Ed. – Sounds plausible]

Parkland shooting survivor Colton Haab said that CNN pushed him to ask a scripted question at their gun control town hall Wednesday night, overruling him on the questions he wanted to ask.

“CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted,” Haab, a 17-year-old student at Stoneman Douglas High School, told local news station WPLG-TV. “I expected to be able to ask my questions and give my opinion on my questions.”

“Colton wrote questions about school safety, suggested using veterans as armed school security guards but claims CNN wanted him to ask a scripted question instead, so he decided not to go,” the WLPG-TV reporter said.

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CNN disputed Colton’s account of events to the Daily Caller.

“CNN did not provide or script questions for anyone in last night’s town hall, nor have we ever,” a CNN spokesperson told the Daily Caller.

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