MEDIA
11/05/2013 11:49 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Don Lemon's Endorsement Of Stop And Frisk Gets Him In Big Trouble

CNN host Don Lemon got a big chunk of Twitter very mad at him on Tuesday after he endorsed New York's reviled stop and frisk policies.

Speaking during his regular slot on the Tom Joyner show, Lemon said that police were not always very respectful of the people they stopped, but that tampering with the "formula that has reduced crime in New York City" could be very dangerous.

"The question is, would you rather be politically correct or safe and alive?" he concluded.

Well, that didn't go so well with people. There was even a hashtag created: