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CNN’s Blitzer says no to Paris frenzy.

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On Thursday, a CNN anchor proudly described the network as “the most trusted name in Paris news.” But on Friday, CNN host Wolf Blitzer made a decision to not join in on the media frenzy. The Washington Times’s Inside the Beltway reports:

During his daily production meeting on Friday — the same day that the young California socialite was “taken handcuffed and crying from her home,” “escorted into court disheveled, without makeup, hair askew and face red with tears,” “crying out for her mother when she was ordered back to jail,” a “little girl lost in a merciless legal system” — Mr. Blitzer vowed that during that afternoon’s entire news program, he would not bring himself to utter two words: Paris Hilton.

“And he didn’t,” a CNN producer tells Inside the Beltway.

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