That’s when Harlow jumped in to pin the blame on big media companies, not unlike CNN’s parent company, Warner Bros. Discovery, which is quite cozy with the NBA, but not so much the WNBA. Harlow brought up the WNBA, in fact, before Lemon retorted, “There’s also more interest in the NBA.” “Allow people to see [women’s sports] more and gain more fans, then you will push toward more equality,” Harlow argued. Harlow’s questionable premise notwithstanding, her remarks are a good representation of one of the more common arguments you’ll hear when it comes to men’s versus women’s sports. The other common argument you’ll hear is that the USWNT is “more skilled” than the USMNT. “You’re right that not everyone has the same skills because the women are better skilled,” Collins told Lemon. Harlow responded with, “Mic drop.” trounced 5-2 by the FC Dallas men’s soccer team — excuse me, the FC Dallas under-15 boys’ academy team. Collins’ and Harlow’s line of thinking is missing the crucial context that CNN loves so much. “The women are better skilled against other women,” Lemon said in response to Collins. “But if the women played the men, they wouldn’t be winning the way that they win.” This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
Don Lemon: “The men’s team makes more money because you know what…people are more interested in it.” pic.twitter.com/jw5w3kldat— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) December 1, 2022