Are There No Other TV Lawyers? Twitter Reacts With Bewildered Disgust at Jeff Toobin’s Return to CNN
Dear readers, it is my somber task to inform you of a newly-endangered species whose population has apparently plummeted to near-extinction levels: the cable news legal commentator. Yes, indeed, it seems there is a tragic shortage of attorneys who are willing to undergo the burden of wearing in-ear monitors for agonizing minutes at a time in exchange for merely being able to promote themselves to millions of people on national television and cash an overly lucrative paycheck.
I mean, what explanation could there be for CNN’s awkward relaunch of Jeffrey Toobin other than they just can’t find any other lawyers to go on TV?
“In October, you were on a Zoom call with your colleagues from the New Yorker magazine,” Alisyn Camerota said to Toobin during a cringetastic segment on CNN Newsroom Thursday afternoon. “Everyone took a break for several minutes, during which time you were caught masturbating on camera. You were subsequently fired from that job, after 27 years of working there. And you, since then, have been on leave from CNN. Do I have all that right?
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