CNN’s Don Lemon implored viewers to not go too hard on the Biden administration over its highly controversial decisions in pulling out of Afghanistan, which has led to weeks of chaos.
Lemon, responding to CNN’s Chris Cuomo about the people that were left behind in Afghanistan, suggested people should “be a little bit unemotional here” when looking at the situation.
Lemon praised Biden for having “the guts to get us out of Afghanistan,” claiming that “the administration is getting beaten up on this a little bit too much” following the deaths of 13 U.S. service members and hundreds of Americans being left behind.
“I think people should stop beating up on the administration so much because no matter how it ended, everyone wasn’t going to be happy with the way it ended,” Lemon said. “So, if there’s any silver lining in this, it’s going to be what happens going forward. You can’t change the past, you can’t bring those lives back as