CNN Panelist Rick Wilson, who alongside Wajahat Ali mocked Trump supporters as stupid using Hillybilly accents while Don Lemon laughed so hard he cried has quite a history.
In 2015, in a now deleted tweet. Rick Wilson asked Ann Coulter the disgraceful question “Does Trump pay you more for anal?” suggesting Coulter is a prostitute and Trump a client.
Rick Wilson, perhaps realizing later what he had done could not be justified, issued a qualified apology.
The final tweet is the most telling, where Wilson says “I’m more sorry for the people this impacted in my family, and my circle of friends.”
Ann Coulter had tweeted the following article from John Nolte published August 2015.
Meltdown: Top GOP Consultant Rick Wilson Uses Rape Threat Against Child to Attack Breitbart
Friday night on CNN, top GOP consultant Rick Wilson attacked 25% of Republican primary voters as “low information voters.” Saturday morning, Breitbart News reported this fact and argued that attacking our own voters as stupid might not be the key to victory. Monday, quite incredibly, Rick Wilson used a threat of rape against his own daughter as a political talking point to attack Breitbart News:
Adam Baldwin asked Wilson the key question — had he gone to law enforcement, and was he or was he not advised to refrain from publicizing the threat on social media:
In all the years I’ve been on social media, I have never seen anyone — not even the lowest Leftist — use a threat of rape against their own child as a political talking point or debating point against a political opponent.