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Posted By: MissMolly, 1/29/2020 4:09:59 AM

CNN anchor Don Lemon appeared to be on the defensive on Tuesday night after a panel discussion mocking Trump supporters went viral. "This is personally important for me to address this, OK? Ask anyone who knows me, they'll tell you- I don't believe in belittling people, belittling anyone for who they are, what they believe, or where they're from," Lemon said towards the top of his show. "During an interview on Saturday night, one of my guests said something that made me laugh. And while in the moment, I found that joke humorous. And I didn't catch everything that was said." The anti-Trump anchor added, "Just to make it perfectly clear,


"Just to make it perfectly clear", you nasty piece of garbage, I don't care who was your target.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 1/29/2020 4:36:56 AM (No. 301066)
I saw that insulting clip. If you don't believe in belittling people, no one would've ever guessed that from watching that clip. You and the rest of your sanctimonious, effetist snob friends can go to blazes.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 1/29/2020 4:38:31 AM (No. 301067)
BS he knew what was said, haven't watched CNN in years. Don't even look at when in an airport. Airport in Amarillo has Fox on.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 1/29/2020 4:41:13 AM (No. 301069)
It is clear that you heard every word he said and I hate to tell you we rubes out here who actually respect our friends and neighbors and contractors and plumbers and electricians and waitresses even though we might have a degree or two are disgusted with your obvious ignorance and I doubt you could find Canada on a map let alone the Ukraine. So go pedal your hatred of Trump and his supporters on your pathetic station but you might want to be prepared the last laugh because we are the ones who are going to get it in November.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LoneVoice 1/29/2020 5:10:57 AM (No. 301072)
Don Lemon's defense was was to gaslight us. From the show: "This is personally important for me to address this, OK? Ask anyone who knows me, they'll tell you- I don't believe in belittling people, belittling anyone for who they are, what they believe, or where they're from," That's precisely what you do all the time, belittle people. We know you. This is what you believe. Of course, if you don't believe Trump's supporters actually are people then from that bigoted point of view you're telling the truth.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: The Remnants 1/29/2020 5:11:47 AM (No. 301073)
I mean, this man presented himself intoxicated on two different New Year's Eves while supposedly performing his job, and somehow we are expected to respect his judgment on anything. I don't think so And CNN kept him in their employ after the first drunken incident; so why should we respect their judgment on anything? We don't.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: HammerDax56 1/29/2020 5:48:47 AM (No. 301077)
Diversity. We know what the Left’s definition is. But thanks for the reminder CNN.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: George R. 1/29/2020 6:14:11 AM (No. 301084)
FTA:"We're not perfect. When we get it wrong, we say we got it wrong, we apologize, and we move on," Lemon said. Where's our apology about Russia? Melania? all the other daily lies from your network?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: redraider 1/29/2020 6:50:01 AM (No. 301099)
I might be able to muster a modicum of consideration for Lemon and his fellow travelers......if they had the testicular fortitude to own their racist, biased thoughts. Instead? They crawfish, apologize and explain how what they said isn't what I heard.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lazyman 1/29/2020 7:08:06 AM (No. 301112)
I would think he would have pulled the Race card or the Homosexual card. I guess he's waiting to use them later.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: PostAway 1/29/2020 7:20:58 AM (No. 301119)
If this story gets to be big Lemon will admit he has a problem with substance abuse and check into rehab. A word to the wise, Don, if you do go have them check your nasal septum for erosion. That white powder can do some damage.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RCFLyer98 1/29/2020 7:53:29 AM (No. 301143)
Don't believe your "lyin' eyes", eh, Lemon? I wasn't mocking you at all says Lemon. Just to be "perfectly clear" you were mocking us!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: jhpeters2 1/29/2020 8:13:04 AM (No. 301160)
FTA:"And while in the moment, I found that joke humorous. And I didn't catch everything that was said". Ah, the vacuous school girl excuse. I have always stated that Don Lemon is a funny guy. Especially when he intones that he is serious. He is a laugh riot.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Newtsche 1/29/2020 8:19:47 AM (No. 301168)
P. O. S. Let me repeat, POS.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DCGIRL 1/29/2020 8:25:30 AM (No. 301176)
This the very reason that CNN is dying. The more they try to belittle us, the larger Trumps rallies are growing.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/29/2020 8:57:34 AM (No. 301208)
Wanna know who the real rube is, Don? Look in the mirror. Staring back at you is a card-carrying member of the plantation, always ready to parrot someone else's talking points as if they were your own, never willing to admit their own hypocrisy.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Laotzu 1/29/2020 9:19:51 AM (No. 301250)
The anti-Trump anchor added, "Just to make it perfectly clear, I was laughing at the joke and not at any group of people." That's how dumb he thinks you are. He wasn't laughing at you. He was laughing at the joke making fun of you.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DCGIRL 1/29/2020 9:28:32 AM (No. 301265)
This guy is a racist pig. He hate white people that support trump!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: jacksin5 1/29/2020 9:41:34 AM (No. 301285)
Typical Leftist Non-Apology Apology.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 1/29/2020 9:48:53 AM (No. 301289)
I line from the end of the article - Underrated hilarious aspect of this is that it took 2 full days for anyone to notice. And it got more attention being tweeted from an account with 20k followers than it did when it aired on CNN," another Twitter user pointed out. Bingo!!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Sandpiper 1/29/2020 9:49:41 AM (No. 301291)
Apology/not apology is too late - like trying to shut the barn door after the horses get out.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 1/29/2020 10:24:16 AM (No. 301333)
Is Lemon ever not drunk when he's on air?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/29/2020 11:03:06 AM (No. 301373)
Well said OP. He must have gotten some real interesting responses from Americans, and maybe even a chewing out by the Big Bosses. Us Ivy League deplorables can get real cranky when we want to.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Smart11344 1/29/2020 1:08:59 PM (No. 301505)
The best I can say, Don Lemon is not allowed on my tv set.
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