Midnight meltdown as tipsy Trump-hater Don Lemon has mic cut off by CNN

CNN anchor Don Lemon has copped the honor of the first on-air Trump-hater meltdown of 2017, year one of the Trump presidency. Sour Lemon’s behavior was so disgraceful and out of place during a celebration of the New Year that the network brass cut his audio feed just after midnight when he began speak of “awful” 2016. But by then he already had been drinking on-air (quaffing tequila with co-host Brooke Baldwin), and had his ear pierced before viewers’ eyes. To be fair, Lemon has reason to dread 4 years of Trump: The UK Daily Mail summarizes, and provides an excellent series of screen shots. If 2016 was painful for Lemon, then he saw the year out in appropriate fashion, getting an ear piercing live on air.   As midnight approached in Louisiana, the host tweeted: #CNN producers & @brookebcnn trying to convince me to get a tattoo or a piercing of some sort. Should I? #cnnnye' And it wasn't an empty threat...(Read Full Post)