“ ‘The minority in this country get to decide who our judges are and who our president is. Is that fair?’ ”
That’s CNN host Don Lemon explaining on Monday night his rationale behind what he sees as the need to “blow up the entire system,” specifically the Electoral College, if Democrats take back the Senate and the White House in the November election.
“If Joe Biden wins, Democrats can stack the courts and they can do that amendment and get it passed,” Lemon said when fellow CNN host Chris Cuomo told him that a Constitutional amendment would be needed to achieve that goal.
“Well, you need two-thirds vote in the Congress and three-quarters of the state legislatures,” Cuomo explained during the handoff between the two shows.
“They may be able to do that,” Lemon responded.
Watch the full exchange:
Of course, it didn’t sit well with the conservative blue-check-mark crowd on Twitter TWTR,