CNN’s Lemon on Airing Trump Speeches: Would We Have Given Hitler a ‘Platform’?

‘You knew in the moment that was a bad person and they were doing bad things’

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LEMON: “The thing about the despicable people in history. Extreme example. Hitler. Think about any of those people. Would you say that that person is a allowed — if you could look back on in history would you say well, I’m so glad that that person was allowed a platform to spread their hate and propaganda and lies? Or say it probably wasn’t the right thing to do to spread that. You knew in the moment that was a bad person. And they were doing bad things. Not only hurting people. They were killing people. And so I just think — ”

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