Fox's Gutfeld defends Trump's racist tweets: “How many racists say 'Leave, then please come back and help us?'”
Greg Gutfeld: “It's like doing stand-up while your friends are sitting at the tables explaining your jokes. That's where I step in”
From the July 15 edition of Fox News' The Five:
GREG GUTFELD (HOST): Did you hear? Trump tweeted. Yeah, and the tweets are being called “racist” because Trump told critics of the U.S. to go back to their country. Now, those critics are holding a presser any minute to respond.
It all sounds bad -- if you leave out the rest of it. He actually said “go back to your countries, fix the problems there, and then come back and show -- show us how you did it.”
So, how many racists say “leave, then please come back and help us?” I'd say probably zero, but Trump messes with the media's reading comprehension, so they only digest half. See, Trump's mistake is to assume everyone sees the whole picture. Fact is, the media and the Dems wish him ill, and read his tweets with ill intent. The rest are left to explain it all. It's like doing stand-up while your friends are sitting at the tables explaining your jokes. That's where I step in. I read the whole thing, and my summary? After he said “leave,” he said “please come back.” If anything, it's a challenge -- but why quibble with context? Still, the president could work harder on the details, like only one of “the squad” is from somewhere else -- and also, maybe not tweet about the Dems while they are eating each other alive. So yeah, I could have worded the tweets better than Trump. But unlike his crazy critics, at least I can read them.
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