Don Lemon Invokes Billy Madison Quote After Playing Spicer Clip: ‘Everyone in This Room Is Now Dumber…’
Tonight CNN’s Don Lemon played a rather lengthy portion of Sean Spicer‘s press conference today where he defended President Trump‘s claims of wiretapping, including a heated exchange he had with CNN’s Jim Acosta.
When the camera was back on Lemon — following Spicer pointing out that Trump didn’t “specifically mean wiretapping because he had it in quotes” — he laughed a bit and had this to say:
Did anyone see Billy Madison? The game show scene? ‘Everyone in this room is dumber for having listened to that.’ I hope that you’re not dumber and I hope we are providing you some information.
Lemon was, of course, referring to this infamous scene:
Later on in the program, as Lemon talked about Spicer’s press conferences, he made the observation that “they’re SNL in the middle of the day.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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