The Twitter row started around a week ago, when Clancy claimed that people who disagree with him regarding Mohammed cartoons are “agents for Israel.”
In Clancy’s official statement announcing his abrupt exit from CNN, he wrote the following statement.
Regarding the pictures of Mohammed, Jim Clancy went ahead and tweeted,
Following that statement, Oren Kessler of the Washington, D.C.-based Foundation for the Defense of Democracies got involved, tweeting that Clancy’s statement was totally untrue, due to the fact that Charlie Hebdo had been previously targeted for publishing an issue in which the prophet Mohammed was listed as a “guest editor.”
Clancy hit back by suggesting that Kessler was an Israeli propaganda agent, to which Kessler responded,
To that Clancy retorted,
Okay, Clancy we get the message, you don’t like Jews very much, we heard you loud and clear.
If that wasn’t enough, Clancy struck out again, this time at Twitter user @HumanRights2K, posting,
In the aftermath of the online exchange, Clancy blocked his critics and eventually took his account down entirely, just before announcing his retirement from CNN.
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