CNN and its heavily anti-conservative narratives laced throughout most of its programming lineup have proven to be an absolute loser of a strategy. That strategy might have worked when former President Donald Trump was in office, as the Trump Derangement Syndrome was strong during those years, and CNN’s sheep-like viewers couldn’t seem to get enough. But the glory days of above-average ratings for the left-leaning network are long over, and, honestly, it’s incredible that they’re even still in business. Fox News reported that Don Lemon, one of the few recognizable names left at CNN, is suffering in the wake of being jetted to the network’s scarcely-watched, low-rated morning lineup from his struggling prime-time show in September of 2022. When Lemon was shuffled to the morning lineup, he insisted that he was “not demoted” and doubled down by explaining that it was his choice to accept what he described as a “promotion.” “I was presented with an opportunity that I can’t pass up at this network. And we have a new boss who is a morning show impresario. And he wants a morning show that will kick off the editorial direction of the network every single day, and I am honored that he asked me to do it,” Lemon said on-air at the time. Stephen Colbert recently took a shot at him for what he wears on air, dialing in on an incredibly bizarre outfit Lemon wore recently. “I believe a great man once said, ‘What the f*** is that?'” Colbert said, while flashing an image of Lemon in a blazer worn over a hoodie, Fox News reported. “I know they want to add some comedy to CNN, and this is hilarious, but how do you report the news in that outfit? How do you actually talk about tragedy wearing that, because what could be more tragic than that look he had this morning?” Colbert’s bit about Lemon’s outfit starts at the :55 mark in the video below. While Lemon will probably land a few new curious viewers just to see what he’s wearing on a given day, it certainly won’t be enough to fix his failing show or network. Overall, CNN lost out in the ratings game again last week as Fox News dominated. The powerhouse Fox News managed an impressive 1.4 million viewers in the week of Jan. 16-22. CNN managed only 417,000, even beaten by ESPN, HGTV, the Hallmark Channel and its left-leaning rival, MSNBC. There’s simply no category where CNN lands anywhere close to numbers that would impress anyone, let alone the advertisers it needs to stay afloat. And it’s been like that long enough to where it’s clear that it’s no longer a glitch or a bump in the road. The humiliating ratings for CNN are a referendum on the network’s content direction and its radical progressive bent, which most Americans are clearly no longer interested in hearing. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.