It’s almost like some members of the progressive establishment actually like being triggered. And none seem to enjoy it more than CNN’s Don Lemon, who has become adept at finding new and creative ways to overreact to the most innocuous of things.
In this case, it was a Trump meme that so horribly offended the news anchor. Trump’s fans are known to circulate humorous political memes featuring the president. In several cases, the corporate media has attempted to use these memes to score political points. Remember when someone put Trump’s head on Sylvester Stallone’s body in a ‘80s era Rocky poster?
But this time, it was another movie reference that upset the hypersensitive CNN host. This particular meme depicted the president as Thanos, the supervillain from the Avengers franchise. In the video, Trump is shown as performing the “snap” and instantly vaporizing Democratic members of Congress.
No doubt Lemon tried to keep his composure in the face of such a horrific sight. Nevertheless, he failed. “What are we, in junior high school?” he asked after the most dramatic of pauses. “Like, what the hell? What is this? Like what — what? I cannot believe that I’m even having to report this on the news.”
The blubbering continued: “This is — this is crazy. This is literally crazy. Are you people insane? Are you insane? Go ahead, troll the Democrats on Twitter. Do this stupid, silly you-know-what. Play this stupid, juvenile meme game.”
Then, Lemon summoned every ounce of self-righteousness he could muster, and informed us that:
“History won’t record this meme stupid crap, but history will record this. The seriousness of what is happening, that today is the day that the House of Representatives in the United States of America introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump, the president of the United States of America, for committing high crimes and misdemeanors. A big deal and lots to discuss.”
It is unknown whether or not Lemon’s speech inspired a slow clap crescendoing into thunderous applause in CNN’s studies. But it’s not hard to imagine, is it?
House Democrats can push their sham impeachment all they want.
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Unfortunately for Lemon and his ilk, the rest of the country responded the way normal folks do, by ignoring it, or laughing at it. It shows just how deep the progressive bubble is; they can’t see a meme as a simple joke; they have to exaggerate and dramatize it because they actually believe they are convincing their audience to believe that it signifies something evil. It’s the type of goofy behavior that makes me want to dust off an old saying: This is how they got Trump.
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