Fox's Hume: Obama "Has Consistently Chosen To See Things Through The Eyes Of An Aggrieved Black Activist"
Brit Hume: President Obama "Has Said Next To Nothing About The Continuing Slaughters Of Blacks By Other Blacks"
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From the July 11 edition of Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier:
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BRET BAIER (HOST): The premise for the recent protest is that it is open season on African-Americans by police. But do the facts back that up? Senior political analyst Brit Hume is in Washington tonight. Good evening, Brit.
BRIT HUME: Hi there, Bret. In Dallas, Tuesday, President Obama will be trying to calm racial tensions that his own behavior has done much to aggravate. From his denunciation of the Cambridge, Massachusetts, police as acting, quote, stupidly in the arrest of black Harvard law professor Henry Lewis Gates -- they didn't, to his assertion that the motives of the Dallas cop killer are unclear, they aren't.
The president has consistently chosen to see things through the eyes of an aggrieved black activist rather than of a president of all the people. He has not failed to speak out whenever a black is killed by a white police officer, but has said next to nothing about the continuing slaughter of blacks by other blacks in the streets of Chicago, Baltimore, and other cities.
He has made his sympathy for the Black Lives Matter movement obvious, and never mind that the whole premise of the movement seems to be fallacious.