Former CNN anchor begs major networks for a 'week without Trump'

Campbell Brown, a former anchor for both CNN and MSNBC, is outright begging her former colleagues to ignore Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump "just for one week."

"To my former TV colleagues: Please stop. Just for one week, don't say his name," Brown wrote Friday in an op-ed for Politico. "Let's stop being complicit in promoting his hateful and harmful demagoguery."

Hours after the op-ed was published, Brown tweeted a link to a petition on to help bring her request to fruition.

"I know what you are going to say," Brown cautioned in her column. "Your job is to report the news and let Americans decide how to think about it."

"But I will say this back to you: TV has been obsessed with Trump from the moment he announced, well before he was leading in most polls," she pushed back. "It's censorship, some will say. No, it's not. There's always YouTube. Let him have YouTube."