CNN's Lemon: Wall Designed to 'Blatantly Stir Up Fear of People of Color, of Brown People'

February 13, 2019 | 3:09 PM EST

Addressing the new "compromise" pertaining to border security, CNN Tonight host Don Lemon reiterated a tired old talking point attempting to smear the wall as racist; arguing that the purpose of the wall is "to blatantly attempt to stir up fear of people of color, of brown people."  He then invoked a phrase used by his colleague, Chris Cuomo, who argues that President Trump is "trying to scare" people by talking about the "brown menace."  Lemon also accused the President of lying about the effectiveness of a wall at his rally in El Paso before reiterating h