In what has to be one of the more embarrassing moments of his career, CNN New Day anchor Chris Cuomo recently took to Twitter to school his audience on the language of the U.S. Constitution. The only problem: clearly it was Cuomo who needed the refresher.
Jumping into an argument about hate speech, Cuomo said this: “hate speech is excluded from protection. dont just say you love the constitution… read it”
Nope, nothing in there about hate speech. Obviously the text of the U.S. Constitution does not include any carved-out exception, which is why after being called out for his egregious mistake, Cuomo fell back on a little known court case from 1941 called the Chaplinsky case.
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