"If I had a real friend, who was involved in a cult, which I feel it is cultish behavior, I must try to help them," Lemon said. "And you only go so far until you say, until you reach bottom, I cannot deal with it. It's like an addiction. Until you reach bottom and you want help, I can't deal with it."
"Here's how I feel about this. I don't care about whether you're right or left. I've been right. I was a young, Republican. And left. I am an independent now. And I am an independent thinker, and I believe in reality. I believe in facts. I believe one plus one equals two. And so, when I am talking to people who, not are smart but, who think they are smart. There's a difference between being smart and thinking you're smart. Then, I have to -- I got to let you go," Lemon said.
"He lies to people and they believe it," Lemon said of Trump. "And so, what is that? Cultish behavior. And I think a lot of people need to be deprogrammed, right now, before they cast their next ballots."