October 10, 2018
CNN host Don Lemon took a similar stance with his colleague Brooke Baldwin about what defines a mob.
Earlier in the day, Daily Beast columnist Matt Lewis argued  that the anti-Kavanaugh protestors who harassed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at a restaurant last month were a “mob,” a term Baldwin referred to as “the m-word” and rejected Lewis’ declaration.
Lemon began by showing a clip of President Donald Trump at a rally referring to Democrats as an “angry leftwing mob” and asked if calling those who protested Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a “mob” was “a bit much.”
GOP commentator Alice Stewart believed calling them a “mob” was accurate, pointing to those who were banging on the doors of the Supreme Court and those who harassed Sen. Cruz and his wife Heidi Cruz as well as the yelling towards Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Susan Collins (R-ME) in elevators.
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