Fox Contributor On Muslim Teen's Arrest: “I Don't Feel Sorry For Ahmed ... He Was Passive Aggressive”

Mark Furhman: “I Feel Like There's A Set Up Here. This Kid Isn't Stupid”

From the September 18 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File:

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MEGYN KELLY: Mark, I mean, you've got to feel bad for the kid. The kid did not do anything wrong. But did the cops do anything wrong? Did the school do anything wrong? To a person, everybody who I've talked to says the thing looked like a bomb. It looked like a bomb.

MARK FUHRMAN: Well, certainly, Megyn, there's not very many people -- except for the bomb squad -- that actually knows what an explosive-timed device looks like. So, they were airing on the side of caution. You're talking about an English teacher, and you're talking about police officers that are put in the position that they have to do something. Now, I don't feel sorry for Ahmed, because he offered no explanation to the police. He wouldn't cooperate. He was passive aggressive by --

KELLY: Passive aggressive?

FUHRMAN: By all news reports.


FUHRMAN: I also feel like -- [CROSSTALK] I feel like there's a set up going on here. This kid isn't stupid. So when the police are there, he could have easily explained this. He says “call my parents. They know I've been building this. I've been building it for a long time.” But he didn't.


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