Host Admits Fox News Producer Omitted Sean Spicer's Comments About Hitler From The Show Topics

Bob Beckel: “Our Producer Didn't Put” Spicer's Soundbite Claiming Assad Is Worse Than Hitler “In he Line Up”

From the April 11 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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BOB BECKEL (CO-HOST): Well first I'd say is that the ban on chemical weapons goes back to the end of the first World War, so that's not -- it  wasn't just under the Obama administration. Secondly, the president said we are not going into Syria. I'm glad he said. I think it's the right thing to do,but here's the question, and Eric raised this, it is a very important one. This is a short-term military operation. Yes, it had some positive aspects, but in the long run, I think [Syrian President Bashar Al-] Assad is going to be thrown out of power. But the question is who takes his place?

If the United States is not willing to go in, which we should not go in, the Russians certainly will, I'll tell you that. And ISIS and the groups that are against Assad, the Syrians, getting together, a real possibility. And then you've got not only ISIS in Syria but you've got ISIS in the capital of Syria. So that worries me a lot. And the other this is, and  I can't let this go because our producer didn't put it in the line up. But Sean Spicer, the president's press secretary, said today that “Unlike Hitler, Hitler didn't gas his own people”. Referring to Assad. Sean. go back and take a hard look at the second World War,  where was gas used. 

GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): For obviously he made a mistake, Bob. Thank god none of us make those mistakes like that.

BECKEL: That's a pretty big mistake. 

GUTFELD: Oh I admit it's a big mistake but let's remember how many mistakes are made at this table. 


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