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CNN let viewers #AskACop — and it blew up in their faces

Everyone knows police and social media don’t mix — everyone except CNN, apparently.

Anchor Don Lemon’s show CNN Tonight hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday with police officers dubbed “Cops Under Fire” to explore issues related to police brutality that have occupied the national conversation in past weeks. The show also asked viewers to tweet in questions using the hashtag #AskACop. 

It went about as you’d expect

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