“A woman’s age does not define her personally or professionally,” Lemon tweeted. «I have countless women in my life who prove that every day.»

«He made that comment,» Haley said. «He wasn’t sitting there saying that middle-aged, sexist CNN anchors need tests of mental competence, although he may have proved that point.»

Haley, 51, called for mental competency tests for politicians over the age of 75 at her campaign launch earlier this week.

“I’ve always made liberals’ heads explode,” Haley said. “They can’t stand the fact that a conservative, minority woman wouldn’t be on the side of democracy because they know I appeal to independents, they know I appeal to suburban women, and they know I appeal to minorities to what we’re dealing with. of doing.»