Lemon: 'I Don't Know If America Sees Black People … as Fully Human'

June 20th, 2021 12:04 PM

CNN’s Don Lemon wore his thoughts on his sleeve in Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine feature on him (published online last Tuesday). In more than one instance he vented to reporter Eric Easter about just how racist America and white people were, while at the same time unironically lamenting about how we didn’t show enough grace to other people. At one point he even suggested that…

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Brinkley on GOP: 100 Million 'Xenophobic', 'Anti-Democratic' Americans

May 29th, 2021 4:52 PM

Don Lemon Tonight guest host Laura Coates welcomed CNN's resident historian Douglas Brinkley onto the Friday show to discuss the latest way Republicans are threatening democracy. This time, it was a killing a bill that would've created a commission to investigate the January 6 riots. The decision to kill the bill led Brinkley to insist a third party be created to save…

CNN’s Ratings Go Down the Toilet, Falling Over 70 Percent From January

May 25th, 2021 10:29 PM

Along with its ongoing ethical problems, a deceptive marketing campaign, and a continued hatred for non-liberal voices, it’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year for the Jeffrey Zucker-led CNN. And as per the latest Nielsen ratings, CNN has continued to hemorrhage viewers with primetime and entire day total viewership down over 70 percent since January.

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'Not Partisan' Don Demands Democrats Save America From 'Obsolete' GOP

May 21st, 2021 10:53 AM

CNN host Don Lemon insisted he was “not political” and “not partisan” while repeatedly attacking the Republican Party as immoral, insane and too far gone to save, this morning. As a guest on New Day, the primetime host continued the GOP-bash session he began with political commentator Matthew Dowd on his show the night before, accusing Republicans of every ugly thing imaginable.…

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BLAND REBRAND: CNN, Lemon Pull Desperate Stunt to Launch the New Title

May 14th, 2021 11:39 PM

In a rather muted announcement Friday night, CNN's Don Lemon appeared to announce the end of CNN Tonight with him at the helm and promised to share more in the days to come. But the cryptic message left many people scratching their heads and some wondering if he was out at CNN altogether, moving to a new project with the network, and who will host the coming Monday? And it turned out…

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Zakaria: Palestinians 'Have to' Fire Rockets for to Get 'Attention'

May 13th, 2021 9:19 AM

Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's CNN Tonight, Fareed Zakaria ridiculously not only blamed President Donald Trump for the current fighting between Israel and the Hamas terrorist group, but he also blamed Israel for the Jewish state's lack of a peace agreement with Palestinian Arabs.

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Lemon Begs His Mom to Believe Science and Go Outside WITHOUT a Mask

May 11th, 2021 12:11 AM

On Monday, sanity apparently struck again on CNN Tonight as host Don Lemon spent most of the handoff with Prime Time host Chris Cuomo lecturing the audience and begging his mother to believe the science, trust the vaccine, and go outside without a mask on. And his frustration was palpable as he proclaimed: “It defies reality. It defies logic.”

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Loopy Lemon SCREAMS: 'Europeans Did Not Found This Country!'

May 3rd, 2021 11:29 PM

Following a long-winded shouting match between CNN Prime Time host Chris Cuomo and former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) where the latter defended comments he made about the European and Judeo-Christian founding of America, CNN Tonight host Don Lemon lost his mind during the handoff. The irate CNNer was screaming about how Santorum was wrong and how, supposedly, “Europeans…

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CNN's Kamau Bell: U.S. 'Was Built on Racism,' 'Is Run by Racism'

May 1st, 2021 10:09 AM

Appearing as a guest on Thursday's Anderson Cooper 360, comedian and CNN host W. Kamau Bell declared that the United States not only "was built on racism" but also "currently," that "racism is running the country in many ways."

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Coates to NBA Player: How Do You Live Knowing Police Could Kill You?

April 26th, 2021 10:32 PM

Toward the end of a Friday discussion with the NBA's Garrett Temple and Donovan Mitchell, and the WNBA's Nneka Ogwumike, CNN Tonight guest host Laura Coates asked Mitchell how he lives as a black man knowing that, despite his fame as an professional athletes, he could be killed by the police.

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Cuomo, Lemon: NBC Committed ‘Malpractice’ By Not Showing Knife

April 23rd, 2021 12:13 AM

While doubling down during Thursday's CNN Tonight on their support for Officer Nicholas Reardon’s decision to shoot knife-wielding Ma’Khia Bryant, CNN hosts Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon blasted outlets like NBC who didn’t show the knife in Bryant’s hand while reporting on the shooting. The pair accused such outlets of “journalistic malpractice” because they weren’t being honest (an…

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Surprisingly Reasonable: Cuomo/Lemon Argue Ohio Cop Was Right to Shoot

April 22nd, 2021 12:28 AM

Proving that it's a cognitive choice when they act like a bunch of liberal buffoons 99 percent of the time, the Wednesday night handoff between CNN Prime Time host Chris Cuomo and CNN Tonight host Don Lemon was a breath of fresh air as they defended the Columbus, Ohio officer who shot a black teen who was inches away from stabbing another person.

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Matthew Dowd Trashes GOP on Guns by Citing Martin Luther King In Jail

April 18th, 2021 7:08 AM

Matthew Dowd, formerly of ABC News, joined CNN Tonight host Don Lemon on Friday evening to declare that the GOP's unwillingness to pass gun control makes them somehow comparable to the segregationists who threw Martin Luther King in jail.

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Health and Safety? CNN Covers Up Crew Member Battered at BLM 'Protest'

April 14th, 2021 10:56 PM

Shortly before the handoff between CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 and Cuomo Prime Time on Wednesday, a person from one of their crews on the ground in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota became the victim of battery when a member of the Black Lives Matter mob beamed him in the head with an apparently frozen water bottle, causing him to seemingly lose consciousness for a moment…