While Lemon noted that Trump has insulted the intelligence of white folks (especially women), he said Trump seems to go after black men and women with special venom. Trump's current favorite target: California Rep. Maxine Waters as a "low-IQ individual."
“Referring to African-Americans as dumb is one of the oldest canards of America’s racist past and present, that black people are of inferior intelligence,” Lemon said.
“Let me not mince words here,” he added. “This president traffics in racism. And is fueled by bullying.”