The CNN Tonight host waded into the debate about President Obama‘s recent use of the n-word on Marc Maron‘s WTF podcast by holding up a sign with the racial epithet written in large capital letters and then asking the audience whether the word offended them. Lemon also tried to conflate the controversy around the n-word with the visual offense caused by the Confederate Flag.
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Marc Maron provides the thoughtful interview, Don Lemon provides the absurdist comedy. This is the world we live in.
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When life gives you Don Lemon's, turn the channel.
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C’mon, Don Lemon, you have to at least give a spoiler alert. pic.twitter.com/mzmkC41nPW
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what in blue buttery hell is don lemon doing pic.twitter.com/Y3LD36INjS
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