Tucker Carlson: Lawrence O’Donnell, Joy Reid ‘Morons’ for Suggesting WH CoS John Kelly Is Racist


Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson lambasted MSNBC hosts Lawrence O’Donnell and Joy Reid for suggesting race was a factor in White House chief of staff John Kelly’s criticism of Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) for her alleged politicization of the death of an American serviceman in Niger. O’Donnell, much like Wilson, said Kelly’s use of the term “empty barrel” had racist connotations on MSNBC show. Reid responded O’Donnell’s commentary on Twitter by adding Kelly was a native of “segregated Boston.” Kelly grew up in segregated Boston, in an Irish Catholic neighborhood where women were bullied, not honored, and blacks scorned & rejected. — Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) October 20, 2017 Carlson called them “morons” and said they were making him “sick.” Partial transcript as follows: CARLSON: MSNBC Lawrence O’Donnell explained to his viewers that the phrase “empty barrel” which by the way was coined by Plato and used by Shakespeare is indeed racist because it was part of a broader effort to, quote, “dehumanize Frederica Wilson.” (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) LAWRENCE O’DONNELL, MSNBC HOST: John Kelly never sat beside a student like Frederica Wilson in his elementary school. The language about black people in John Kelly’s white neighborhood was

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