For the second time this week, Fox's America's Newsroom hosted "Gunny" Bob Newman, senior fellow at the Rocky Mountain Foundation, to discuss the Christmas Day bombing attempt. Newman is a "terror expert" with such genius solutions for homeland security as calling for all Muslim immigrants to the United States to "be required by law to wear a GPS tracking bracelet at all times."
One wonders why a network purportedly trying to achieve a "fair and balanced" reputation would host someone who questioned whether President Obama's visit to a concentration camp was somehow to blame for the shooting of a guard at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in June 2009.
Then again, we're talking about Fox News.
Some other highlights from the estimable "Gunny" Bob:
- Newman called Obama a "sick freak" and accused him of sanctioning "eugenics," as practiced by "those of the Third Reich."
- After stating that Obama is a "classically trained Marxist," Newman suggested that under Obama's leadership, the United States might become "a socialist state, with all-powerful government that subjugates the people," and that "absolute despotism [could] take place within four years."
- Newman called Obama "just another blowhard, make-believe thug who wants to be the most powerful man on Earth" and a "far-left, terrorist-hugging politician."
- Newman declared that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was "not qualified to conduct a cavity search on a bowling ball."
From the January 6 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom:
- "Gunny" Bob Newman