Don Lemon to #BlackLivesMatter: "Grow Up..."
Give Don Lemon some credit here. Even when I don't agree, I always have to respect someone who's willing to hold an opinion that's unpopular. He already has people making fun of him and calling for his firing because he had the audacity to say "wait for facts ot come in" before forming an opinion about a news story. Monster.
But after this and his response to Hillary Clinton being shouted down by #BlackLivesMatter protesters... the leftist lynch mob have put him at the top of their list.
First, major LOL at Hillary being shouted down by #BlackLivesMatter protesters. Because, well, the LOL is pretty self-explanatory here. Now let's go to the video tape...
“Rep. John Lewis...when he walks into the room, I get very quiet with reverence because he’s a person who marched with Dr. King and part of the reason I’m able to sit here on television now and be in the position that I’m in. And if you don’t respect him who asks you to have some manners, at least, and listen to Secretary Clinton, then I don’t know who you will listen to. Listen, I know that Black Lives Matter, you know, it was formed out of anger, but now they are at the table and their tactics need to change. They need to grow up and start listening. Hillary Clinton is an ally. Nothing says Black Lives Matter or don’t matter when you’re shouting down an ally. She wants to help. She’s open. She may very well be the next leader of the free world. You don’t want to shout that person down. You want that person in your corner to take care of issues.”
This is modern activism. "Sure you agree with us mostly, and I guess it's cool that you march with whoever this Dr. Martin Luther King is, but what have you done for us in the last five minutes?"
This is also, like I've said, not only is there more ethnic diversity coming from the right than the left today, but most importantly, there's far more intellectual diversity.
Here we have Don Lemon, a gay, left-leaning, black American. You'd think that the leftist lynch mob would give him the benefit of the doubt (Read more about the Leftist Lynch Mob and their history here). You'd think that when he very politely critiques the violent disruption coming from #BlackLivesMatter, they'd take the time to listen. Instead they #Hashtag rage and demand he be fired.
I think more and more self-professed "liberals" like Don Lemon are becoming aware of just how totalitarian the SJW left has become. It doesn't matter if you're one of them, it doesn't matter if you're a good person. You're not allowed to stray from the platform's unilaterally agreed upon opinion. If you do, you're ostracized, shut down, and don't get a voice at the table. Period.