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Don Lemon Says Trump’s ‘Whitewashing’ MLK Day Proclamation ‘Kinda Makes Your Skin Crawl’

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CNN horde Don Lemon criticized President Donald Trump for his unfilled Martin Luther King, Jr. Day commercial following extremist remarks for which the boss has not apologized.

Lemon played a fasten of Trump’s commercial announcement, done only one day after reports of the boss job African nations “sh*thole countries.”

“So, that’s what he pronounced currently in front of the cameras, but remember behind the cameras this is what the boss just pronounced yesterday,” Lemon pronounced before repeating Trump’s prior extremist remarks. “Kind of creates your skin yield to hear him speak about Dr. Martin Luther King’s values. And some-more than that, it whitewashes Dr. King.”


“Donald Trump has valid over and over again his difference and actions are a step retrograde from the ideals of America, a step retrograde from the genuine ideals and word of Martin Luther King,” the horde continued.

Lemon review a quote from King critiquing capitalism and reminding the assembly that the economy was built by the labor of deferential people.

“Contrast that with President Trump asking because we can’t have some-more immigrants from places like Norway, forgetful that it was people from sh*thole countries who built this country, who built the White House,” Lemon concluded. “Nothing that Donald Trump says can change that.”

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Chris Sosa is a handling editor at AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.

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