Fox’s Jeanine Pirro: “The Seeds Of This Racial Hatred Began With President Barack Obama”

Fox’s Jeanine Pirro: “The Seeds Of This Racial Hatred Began With President Barack Obama”

Pirro: “There Is A Narrative That Started At The White House”

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From the July 18 edition of Fox News’ Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Topic one, we’re going to start with what happened in Baton Rouge yesterday, for people looking in, Kevin, they’re wondering what is happening.

KEVIN JACKSON: Well, we’ve been talking about this for a long time, from on high Barack Obama -- from the moment we started with the Gates incident, people think that was so innocuous, but it was so indicative of what we were going to get to. A guy -- neighborhood watch sees a guy breaking into his house, the cops show up, it should have stopped there. That was law and order doing its job, neighborhood responding. But instead it got blown out of proportion, and we wonder how that one small little incident lit the fuse to everything we’ve got going today.

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Judge, this has been simmering, but why is it exploding now? 

JEANINE: PIRRO: Well, you know, as Kevin said the seeds of this racial hatred began with President Barack Obama, and the irony is that the American people elected him totally colorblind to the color of his skin and hoping that this country will come together. The truth is that cop killing has now become normalized in America. There is a narrative that started at the White House, and the president continues it to this day. He can soften his words but the truth is that when you're at the funeral of five white Dallas cops killed because they are white by a black man who said he killed them because they are white cops and you about talk racism, Jim Crow laws, centuries of hatred --  

DOOCY: And not knowing the motive, you left that part out. 

PIRRO: Yeah, leaves that part out. Then I think we'll see more of this. And it is a sad commentary. 

Previously:

Fox’s Tucker Carlson On Baton Rouge Shooting: Obama Has “Taken A Side And It's Not The Side Of Law Enforcement”

Fox’s David Webb Blames President Obama For Baton Rouge Police Shooting

Right-Wing Media’s Response To Police Deaths In Baton Rouge: Blame Obama
 

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Crime, Racial Justice, Race & Ethnicity, Justice & Civil Liberties
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Jeanine Pirro, Kevin Jackson
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FOX & Friends
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