Don Lemon (Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

(The Root) — If misery loves company, it's having one heck of a tea party with Don Lemon this week. His victim blaming and respectability policing on the heels of the devastating George Zimmerman ruling have made headlines and rubbed many the wrong way. Twitter has been karate-chopping his argument for the last couple of days with a clever hashtag (#DonLemonLogic) and biting commentary.

It's safe to say that the dog piling will continue as long as Lemon insists on pretending that once black people pick up their pants and have some pride, everything will change for them.

Tracy Clayton is a writer, humorist and blogger from Louisville, Ky.