Fox's Kennedy: The “difference” between Trump's criticisms of the U.S. and Reps. Omar and Tlaib is they want “to bring down the entire structure”
From the July 18 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered:
LISA KENNEDY MONTGOMERY (CO-HOST): What I will take an issue with is, everyone who's running for president doesn't run on, “Hey, this place is awesome. Isn't this the best? I want to be part of a neat team.” No, what they say is there are specific problems that we have and I am the person who can solve it. That's every single person who has ever run for president.
HARRIS FAULKNER (CO-HOST): And that's politics. Right. “I'm the one who can solve it.”
KENNEDY: The difference is, with people like [Reps.] Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar is, they see structural flaws with America, particularly with foreign policy. And the only way of fixing structural flaws is to bring down the entire structure as opposed to when you have policy flaws or personality flaws, like President Trump saw with President Obama and some of his foreign policy fallout.
JON SUMMERS (GUEST CO-HOST): So do you think their goal in Congress is to bring down America? Because that's what you're saying, that that's their goal in Congress.
KENNEDY: I think their philosophical aim is to take the American system as they see it and turn it on its head. That is what structuralism is.
MELISSA FRANCIS (CO-HOST): It speaks to the sort of thing that you are saying, where they do want to dismantle the system. I think words matter, but actions are another thing in the sense that I can threaten to kill you and that's an awful thing -- actually killing you is much worse. But you hear what I'm saying? You know, actually killing you is much worse. I think that what the president is doing here -- which, that made me really uncomfortable, I did not like that last night at all -- what he's doing here though is, he has a habit of pushing everybody together. So now you're thinking of AOC and you're thinking of Ilhan Omar and all of the Democrats. And when the dust settles and you picture them as one, everybody forgets how we got there. Most people forget --
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