Sheriff Clarke is ticked — and he put Don Lemon on full blast on CNN, live in front of America. You are going to stand up and cheer when you see him take him on.
Hours after the devastating police shooting that claimed the lives of three officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sunday, CNN’s Don Lemon invited Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke on air to speak about the recent surge in anti-police violence nationwide.
Lemon began the interview by asking Clarke what his message was to American citizens in the wake of another attack on police just about a week after the shootings in Dallas. The CNN anchor said that he spoke to the Baton Rouge sheriff’s department and police department.
“Their message is peace and coming together in the country. What’s your message?” he asked.
“You don’t believe that for one minute, do you?” Clarke scoffed.
Clearly surprised by the sheriff’s response, Lemon said, “Uh, that’s what they said to me … Yeah, I believe them.”
“Any protests over the deaths of these cops today in Baton Rouge?” Clarke asked.
“I don’t know,” Lemon said.
“Any riots or protests over the officers in Dallas, Texas?” the sheriff pressed.
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