The Daily Caller | 1/23/2019 | Staff
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Progressive Twitter users raged over the “Today” show’s airing of Savannah Guthrie’s interview with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann, arguing that it was unfair and immoral to give the maligned child a platform to speak.

Activists like Amy Siskind demanded a boycott of Guthrie and NBC’s “Today” show over the interview, which they claimed was a staged attempt to make Sandmann look innocent, despite the fact that video evidence shows that Sandmann was in fact innocent and did not approach Nathan Phillips or mock him.

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Some supporters of the Covington boys also took issue with the interview and said that Guthrie’s questions implied that Sandmann and his peers were at fault for the confrontation with Phillips, when in reality Phillips was responsible for the entire confrontation and lied about it.

Progressive Twitter users slammed journalist Savannah Guthrie’s interview with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann Wednesday and were outraged over her giving the teen a platform to speak.

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Members of the media, activists, authors and other prominent accounts on Twitter accused Guthrie of staging the interview and urged others to boycott her and NBC’s “Today” show — an effort spearheaded by The New Agenda founder Amy Siskind.

When Guthrie asked if he felt there was anything for which he should apologize, Sandmann asserted that he had a right to stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and did not need to apologize for merely smiling and listening to Phillips.

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Sandmann did say, however, that he wished he and his friends had walked away or waited for their bus somewhere else. Catholic leaders, media outlets and social...
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