The politicized life is not an easy one. But it’s the life Don Lemon has chosen, and he’s had to make sacrifices accordingly:

Don needs to let them hit rock-bottom and realize their mistake. Until they do, his friends are cut off. And they’re definitely worse off for it. You know, because Don Lemon is such a great guy.

We’re so inspired. Aren’t you?

We should all be so lucky as to have an audience with Don Lemon.

Exit reminder for Don Lemon — and for anyone else who is so consumed by partisan politics that they’re willing to cast aside their loved ones: