Fox News has cut its ties with Bill O’Reilly, one of the networks most recognizable political pundits. The mutual break-up comes after O’Reilly has been publicly accused of sexual harassment by multiple women who once worked at the network.
“When they go low, we go high.” – Michelle Obama
FOX News pundit Bill O’Reilly sent a low blow at Rep. Maxine Waters during a broadcast of FOX & Friends on Tuesday. Instead of focusing on how he disagrees with Waters’ politics, he chose to go with a far more shallow approach and comment on her appearance.
We don’t spend a lot of time covering Bill O’Reilly’s hot takes because they’re usually just that. They’re often contrarian by design and outlandish enough to not be taken at face value. But some of his recent comments must be addressed.
This past week, O’Reilly went on-air to to blame the Black Lives Matter movement and what’s being called the “Ferguson Effect” on a supposed new crime wave.
Touré, Host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle,” apparently has a bone to pick with CNN Analyst Don Lemon.
While ranting about white on white violence on Sunday, if that isn’t weird enough, the television personality released the following tweets:
Sorry for the confusion folks. “White leaders” was meant to connote “leaders of white people” not “leaders who are white.”
— Touré (@Toure) December 9, 2013
If you’ve ever seen “The O’Reilly Factor,” you’d swear that Bill O’Reilly doesn’t like black people.
Here’s one more thing to confirm that notion, or at the very least solidify his ignorance.
His argument is that Trayvon Martin died because he looked like a “gangsta.”