CNN Has an Interesting Take on the Arrest of a 14-Year-Old Clockmaking Boy


Wednesday morning, Texas ninth grader Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to school to show to his teachers. However, an English teacher thought it was a bomb and Mohamed was arrested shortly after. Since then, Mohamed has been invited to the White House, Facebook, Google, and multiple universities for being such a bright kid who happens to live in a prejudiced, terrified country.

Perhaps in preparation for the GOP debate this evening, CNN Politics seems to have ingested some Fox News poison, which led them to write the above tweet, which implies that Obama is the crazy one for reaching out to a bomb-making child. The actual article is framed more fairly, referring to Mohamed as a “clock-making teen” and discussing the national shittiness that made this story possible.

The very bad tweet has since been deleted.

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