DOES THIS OFFEND YOU? CNN Tonight Host, Don Lemon, Held up Poster of the N-Word On-Air, Twitter is not Impressed

badAll these people saying the N-word are so professional, don’t you think?

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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