CNN’s Don Lemon is a joke. He has transitioned from being a semi-relevant journalist to a social justice political commentator who doesn’t even recognize his own massive ideological contradictions. He took heat from many, including some on the left, for his terrible “interview” of America’s Got Talent host Terry Crews, interrupting him throughout and generally making a mockery of his own stance on live television.
But he wasn’t always a social justice political commentator. Back in 2013, he gave some pretty sound advice to African-Americans that today would be considered downright conservative.
This is a real video from 2013.
It is only edited for time (to fit Twitter’s 2:20 limit), but the context is unchanged.
The full video is in the link below.
— The Panda Tribune (@PandaTribune) July 8, 2020
Fox News host Tucker Carlson picked up on this tonight as well.
— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) July 9, 2020
Will cancel culture advocates find this video? Will Don Lemon talk about this on his show and say his views have “evolved”? Will he accept his past credibility or continue to clown himself to all but the most woke?
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Will America-First News Outlets Make it to 2023?
Things are looking grim for conservative and populist news sites.
There’s something happening behind the scenes at several popular conservative news outlets. 2021 was bad, but 2022 is proving to be disastrous for news sites that aren’t “playing ball” with the corporate media narrative. It’s being said that advertisers are cracking down, forcing some of the biggest ad networks like Google and Yahoo to pull their inventory from conservative outlets. This has had two major effects. First, it has cooled most conservative outlets from discussing “taboo” topics like Pandemic Panic Theater, voter fraud, or The Great Reset. Second, it has isolated those ad networks that aren’t playing ball.
Certain topics are anathema for most ad networks. Speaking out against vaccines or vaccine mandates is a certain path to being demonetized. Highlighting voter fraud in the 2020 and future elections is another instant advertising death penalty. Throw in truthful stories about climate change hysteria, Critical Race Theory, and the border crisis and it’s easy to understand how difficult it is for America-First news outlets to spread the facts, share conservative opinions, and still pay the bills.
Without naming names, I have been told of several news outlets who have been forced to either consolidate with larger organizations or who have backed down on covering certain topics out of fear of being “canceled” by the ad networks. I get it. This is a business for many of us and it’s not very profitable. Those of us who do this for a living are often barely squeaking by, so loss of additional revenue can often mean being forced to make cuts. That means not being able to cover the topics properly. Its a Catch-22: Tell the truth and lose the money necessary to keep telling the truth, or avoid the truth and make enough money to survive. Those who have chosen survival simply aren’t able to spread the truth properly.
We will never avoid the truth. The Lord will provide if it is His will. Our job is simply to share the facts, spread the Gospel, and educate as many Americans as possible while exposing the forces of evil.
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