CNN anchor hammered for defending right-wing billionaire caught in human trafficking scandal

CNN anchor hammered for defending right-wing billionaire caught in human trafficking scandal

Conservative CNN anchor Michael Smerconish faced a fierce backlash on Saturday after defending right-wing billionaire Robert Kraft's arrest on prostitution charges.


Prosecutors have alleged that sex workers involved were victims of human trafficking.

Smerconish, however, thought the criticism of Kraft -- who is friends with President Donald Trump -- went too far.

Smerconish and CNN were highly criticized for the position.

Here is a sampling of what some people were saying:

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