WATCH: CNN’s Don Lemon Calls President Trump Racist, and He’s Not the Only One Saying It (VIDEO)


CNN anchor Don Lemon shed all pretense of objectivity and called the President of the United States racist in a monologue on his show Thursday night. He is only one of a number of politicians, pundits, and celebrities joining in the proclamation. Even the United Nations has jumped on the racism bandwagon, after reports that the President referred to some African nations as “shitholes.”

The President denied he ever said that in a series of tweets Friday morning. That doesn’t seem to matter, as President Trump’s detractors seized upon the unconfirmed report and and began condemning it.

Lemon, in typical dramatic fashion, opened his show with his judgment of the President, based on the rumor. “The President of the United States is racist. All of us already knew that,” he said, as he spent the next hour with a number of pundits joining in the criticism.

The chorus spread to the United Nations, where U.N. Human Rights Spokesman Rupert Colville also dropped the “racist” term.

The Daily Mail reports on his comments.

He said: ‘If confirmed, these are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States. Sorry, but there is no other word one can use but racist.

‘You cannot dismiss entire countries and continents as s***holes whose entire populations, who are not white, are therefore not welcome.

Even a Republican joined in on the criticism. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), who is retiring from Congress after her current term, called the President racist.

The Hill reported on Ros-Lehtinen’s comments.

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) blasted President Trump for reportedly calling Haiti and African countries “shithole” nations, saying Trump’s remarks are “reprehensible” and “racist.”

“The statements of the president are reprehensible, they’re racist, they’re totally incorrect” Ros-Lehtinen said in an interview with CBS Miami. “This is a pattern of racist statements.”

Here is video of Don Lemon’s monologue calling President Trump racist.

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