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CNN Anchor Suggests Using Water Cannons On Ferguson Protestors

Her co-anchor Errol Barnett's side-eye is subtle, but piercing.

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In a segment about clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson Monday night, CNN International anchor Rosemary Church asks: "Why not, perhaps, use water cannons?"

And her co-anchor Errol Barnett's response:

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Twitter users were swift in reminding Church about the history of using water cannons to quell civil rights protesters in America:

I just wanted you to see what a water cannon was. Perhaps you would like to be in front of one yourself. @rosemaryCNN

Smurfette @Jordy2_Shorty

I just wanted you to see what a water cannon was. Perhaps you would like to be in front of one yourself. @rosemaryCNN

10:35 AM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

She said why not use a 'water cannon' like they were having a Super Soaker war. You mean this @rosemaryCNN?

Deola@DeolaCola

She said why not use a 'water cannon' like they were having a Super Soaker war. You mean this @rosemaryCNN?

9:34 AM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

.@rosemaryCNN this is why they dont use a water cannon RT @CarelessRichy: "Why not perhaps use a water cannon?" @CNN

B. Touch@btouch

.@rosemaryCNN this is why they dont use a water cannon RT @CarelessRichy: "Why not perhaps use a water cannon?" @CNN

1:59 AM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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