Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo Claim White People Are Poor Because They Haven’t Taken Advantage of Their Privilege – Zone News 24

CNN’s two favorite prime-time leftists have apparently striven so hard to oppose racism that they are now openly spouting racist rhetoric on-air against white Americans.

Anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo blasted America as a hopelessly racist place Tuesday, while Lemon compared white Americans to drug addicts who refuse to admit their “privilege.”

Both men concluded that poor white people are “suckers.”

The CNN hosts disparaged poor white people Tuesday after Cuomo interviewed former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania about President Donald Trump’s decision to ban federal agencies from teaching critical race theory during sensitivity training sessions.

Santorum argued that critical race theory is “divisive,” which led Cuomo to bring up the subject when he handed his show over to Don Lemon’s program, NewsBusters reported.

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In their discussion, both hosts insinuated that white Americans who are living in poverty are simply not taking advantage of their white privilege.

Lemon likened white Americans who are not wealthy to race junkies who are in denial.

“When has anyone ever admitted that they had a problem? Have you ever known, have you ever had a family member or a friend who had an issue whether it’s addiction or whatever it is who admitted to it?” he asked.

Cuomo answered, “People don’t like to admit they have problems.”

“If you’re a white person and you have not taken advantage of being able to always get loans, always get an education, always vote, always have every priority, even if you’re poor, if you haven’t taken advantage of that, then maybe you are doing it wrong,” Lemon said.

Both men agreed that white people who are not wealthy are suckers being taken advantage of by the president, and they both agreed that Trump’s refusal to brand the country as systemically racist inspires his supporters to be even more racist.

Lemon argued, “[Poor white people] should not be blaming the people who don’t have agency in society along with you. There is another blame for it. But it’s not those people. You’re just being pitted against those people because someone is taking advantage of you. You’re the mark. You’re the person that’s keeping the other people rich, keeping the other people in power.”

Cuomo opined, “They’re playing for a sucker.”

“They’re playing for a sucker. You are the mark to the con that is going on. So this whole idea about there is no privilege in society for white people, that’s bulls—. There is a privilege,” Lemon replied.

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Both hosts also criticized men for not surrendering their apparent gender privilege over to women.

Somehow, though, those weren’t the only disgusting comments made during the segment.

Lemon argued that criticizing Marxism, which is embraced by the Black Lives Matter movement, is a “boogeyman” to turn white people off from the leftist movement.

Cuomo, who is the affluent white brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the son of former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, added, “Scaring white people works.”

Activists actually want to see a system of racial superiority where white Americans must bow, kneel or lie down for other Americans based on the color of their skin.

Both hosts were openly prejudicial while hiding under the guise of being anti-racist.

They hate Trump and anyone else who refuses to kowtow to radical leftist agendas and movements.

Of course, opposing actual racism is valiant and honorable.

But if the movements across the country opposing perceived systemic racism and perceived police brutality have taught us anything this year, it’s that many of those who purport to champion equality actually want supremacy.

Black Lives Matter movement activists, and those who champion them, don’t want racial unity; they want a divided society that punishes white Americans.

Lemon, who is both gay and black, actually diminished his own success in media by asserting he only cashed in because some poor, white “sucker” somewhere wasn’t smart enough to do the same.

Nevermind that America is a meritocracy.

Nevermind the civil rights movement.

Forget decades of racial progress, not only in this country but globally.

The left will say anything that can keep the conversation about race and color.

Democrats and their media allies must always attempt to keep people divided into groups, because without stoking fears about racism, the Democratic Party would have no platform.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

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