Hey, remember that time Julián Castro was running for president? Poor schmuck likely doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell of winning the Democratic nomination, but that doesn’t mean CNN can’t do their damnedest to make him look as good as possible.

At last night’s town hall event, Don Lemon went out of his way to give Castro a confidence boost:

Awww … wasn’t that sweet? Don Lemon’s a real prince.