CNN’s Don Lemon wants to ‘do something’ about white men, ‘the biggest terror threat’
Demonstrating a complete failure to grasp the concept of irony, CNN’s Don Lemon urged Americans not to “demonize” each other, and in the same breath called white men “the biggest terror threat in this country.”
Speaking with co-host Chris Cuomo on Monday night, Lemon discussed a fatal shooting of two black people in a grocery store in Kentucky, a raft of pipe bombs mailed to Democratic figures, and Saturday’s shooting dead of 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The Kentucky and Pittsburgh shooters were white males, while Cesar Sayoc, the mailbomb suspect arrested in Florida last Friday, has identified in the past as Native American.
Lemon’s initial message was one of tolerance and openness. “I keep trying to point out to people and not to demonize any one group or any one ethnicity,” he told viewers.
Then, as if completely forgetting the last sentence, Lemon switched to what sounded a lot like open racism.
“So, we have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right. And we have to start doing something about them,” he said. “There is no travel ban on them. There is no ban on… they had the Muslim ban. There is no white guy ban. So, what do we do about that?”
Predictably, Lemon’s ‘blame whitey’ monologue rankled conservatives on Twitter.
CNN's Don Lemon calls for punitive action against people based on their skin color. Yes, really.pic.twitter.com/EhhElbJold
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) October 31, 2018
Take out the words "WHITE MEN" and REPLACE them with "BLACK MEN" and see how fast the HOST who says this GETS FIRED…
Race BAITING at it's FINEST… DEMS feed on DIVISION…
Don Lemon: “The Biggest Terror Threat In This Country Is WHITE MEN” [VIDEO]..https://t.co/k3ZM6ioJhb
— Chuck Callesto (@ChuckCallesto) October 30, 2018