Don Lemon took no prisoners while addressing the president's recent "sh*thole" comments on CNN Tonight.
Earlier in the day, President Trump referred to immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "sh*thole countries," a comment that ignited a fiery opening monologue from Lemon.
Lemon kicked off the episode with one simple sentence: "The president of the United States is racist":
He then went on to address Trump supporters, who he calls "just as bad if not worse" than the President himself.
"You know what you can go do?" Lemon asked Trump's fanbase.
He paused for a long moment.
"I can’t say that...But you can go read a book, a history book. Because you might learn that some of the people from those sh*thole countries were slaves who were brought here by force to help build this country, and then start your learning process from there."
He also asked Trump supporters: "What does it say about you that no matter what ― no matter what ― you continue to make excuses for this man, for his vile behavior?"
He concluded his monologue with just a bit more shade:
"As we say in the South, and you know what this means … bless your heart."
Thing got even more heated when Lemon hosted a panel later in the show. Conservative commentator and radio host John Fredericks called Lemon "lazy" for making Trump's comments "about race."
Lemon was having NONE of it.
Lemon eventually removed Fredricks from his show by cutting his mic and removing him from the screen.
Twitter was impressed:
Yeah, Don Lemon is not playing around anymore.