News reporter held up a sign showing N-word and asked if it offended viewers – it offended everyone

Metro

He asked the audience, “Does this offend you?” (Picture: CNN) He asked the audience, “Does this offend you?”
(Picture: CNN)

A news reporter held up a sign showing the N-word and asked if it offended viewers.

Turns out it did, unsurprisingly.

Don Lemon, of CNN Tonight, flashed an N-word placard to start a debate on Barack Obama’s use of the offensive term, but Lemon has since received some major backlash.

Lemon’s actions followed President Obama use of the N-word to illustrate that just because explicit racism is now considered unacceptable, it doesn’t mean the underlying issue of prejudice has been resolved.

The CNN anchor has been trolled big time, with one perplexed viewer asking: ‘What in blue buttery hell is Don Lemon doing?’

A rather insightful man added: ‘When life gives you Don Lemons, turn the channel.’

But our particular favourites have to be: ‘How is Don Lemon even real?’

And: ‘*opens Twitter* DON LEMON *throws laptop in the ocean*.’

In…

View original post 111 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s