“A woman’s age doesn’t define her either personally or professionally,” Lemon tweeted. “I have countless women in my life who prove that every day.”
“He made that comment,” Haley said. “I wasn’t sitting there saying sexist, middle-aged CNN anchors need mental competency tests, although he may have just proven that point.”
Haley, who is 51, called for mental competency tests for politicians over the age of 75 during her campaign launch earlier this week.
“I have always made the liberals’ heads explode,” Haley said. “They can’t stand the fact that a minority, conservative, female would not be on the democratic side because they know I pull independents, they know I pull suburban women, and they know I pull minorities over to what we’re trying to do.”