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Don Lemon Sez Bill O'Reilly Is Right, Pull Up Yer Pants Already

Mmmm. Controversy.

Recently FOX News host Bill O'Reilly decided to tell "The Blacks" (a very nice but troubled family that live up in Rutherford ... oh, he meant all black people? Nevermind ...) what was wrong with them and their communities. And since every black person's most favorite thing to hear is a white man telling them what's wrong with them and how to fix it, the response was overwhelmingly "eff this guy." Then, for whatever reason, perhaps he just felt like trolling people in real life, CNN anchor Don Lemon grabbed the mic, channeled his inner Bill Cosby and said Bill O'Reilly was right and didn't go far enough and he too had some tips for how black people could save themselves.

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CNN: President Obama's Approval Rating Drops 7 Points

President Barack Obama holds a National Security Council meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, April 5, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)In a new CNN poll, President Obama is proving he's had the worst three months ever with his approval numbers dropping seven points in 100 days. CNN, of course, links this to the myriad of I-Can't-Believe-It's-A-Scandal! scandals that have popped up of late.

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Roland Martin: Out at CNN 

Ascot-hustling wordsmith and my occasional frienemy Roland Martin is out at CNN. The political and cultural yakker cited changes in CNN's management (*cough* Jeff Zucker *cough*) and how the "new boss wants his own peeps." In his CNN last days manifesto, my dearest Roland invoked God, the Tuskegee Airmen and name-dropped it like it's hot.

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