Fox Anchor Slams CNN’s Don Lemon: ‘What a Pompous, Pretentious Jerk’
Before the verdict in the Michael Dunn trial was announced Saturday (found guilty of four charges, including second-degree murder, but a hung jury on the question of first-degree), CNN’s Don Lemon very clearly expressed on the air how outraged he was at the whole thing, saying it should be a very clear, open-and-shut case for the jury. Today Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett fired back with some pretty personal barbs aimed at Lemon and his knowledge of the law.
Jarrett blasted Lemon for lacking objectivity about the case and called it “pathetic” that Lemon would feel personally affected by the case. He said, “The sum total of what Lemon knows about the law and this case… could be written on the head of a pin. And there would be plenty of space left over.”
He concluded by tweeting, “What a pompous, pretentious jerk.”
Here’s the entirety of Jarrett’s Twitter tirade:
UPDATE: Lemon responded on Twitter later in the day to Jarrett’s tweeting, telling him to mind his business.
Yesterday Lemon said he was “absolutely pissed” about the trial on the air. You can watch that clip below, via CNN:
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