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Opinion

Don Lemon, Co.’s ‘Saggy Logic’ Defies Reality

It’s official: Don Lemon has joined the ranks of Negros gone delirious. Of all of the commentary to emerge in the aftermath of George Zimmerman’s not-guilty verdict[1], Mr. Lemon chose to mysteriously step off the road of sensibility he stayed on during the trial only to second the talking points of prime-time’s Klansman-in-Chief Bill O’Reilly. During the “Talking Points” segment of his show last week, O’Reilly opined about what Black leaders are not saying to young Black men and women in light of the Zimmerman verdict — the same verdict that set free a 29-year-old man who, unprovoked, profiled an unarmed 17-year-old boy, chased him down, and shot him in the heart. In part, O’Reilly said, “[T]he first solution is, you’ve got to stop young Black women from having babies out of wedlock. You’ve got to discourage that actively,” O’Reilly said. “And the second thing is, you’ve got to demand discipline in your public schools in the inner cities, particularly, get the unions out of there. Have t …