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WATCH: CNN’s Don Lemon Calls on Democrats to ‘Blow Up the Entire System’

'You're going to have to get rid of the Electoral College...'

CNN’s Don Lemon said Monday night that Democrats must go to extreme measures if the Supreme Court nominee of President Donald Trump is confirmed by the Senate, and Democrats take back the Senate and White House in November.

“We’re going to have to blow up the entire system,” Lemon told fellow CNN host Chris Cuomo.

“I don’t know about that,” Cuomo replied. “You’re just going to have to vote.”

Lemon, however, continued to insist that Democrats would have to upend our institutions to make sure that Republicans cannot win power ever again.

“You’re going to have to get rid of the Electoral College,” Lemon continued. “Because the minority in this country get to decide who our judges are and who our president is. Is that fair?”

“You need a constitutional amendment to do that,” Cuomo replied. “You need two-thirds vote in the Congress and three-quarters of the state legislatures.”

“They may be able to do that,” Lemon argued, adding that Democrats should “stack the courts” as well.

This is just the latest in a string of radical proposals Democrats have floated after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.

Several top Democrats have already embraced court-packing, and have threatened to end the filibuster as well.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., urged Democrats to “immediately move to expand the Supreme Court” if the Senate confirms Trump’s nominee:

Lower-ranking congressional Democrats have called for the same:

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