FOXNews' E.D. Hill On Obama's Fist Bump: "A Terrorist Fist Jab?"

Video and more from Media Matters: During the June 6 edition of Fox News' America's Pulse, host E.D. Hill teased an upcoming discussion by saying,


Video and more from Media Matters:

During the June 6 edition of Fox News' America's Pulse, host E.D. Hill teased an upcoming discussion by saying, "A fist bump? A pound? A terrorist fist jab? The gesture everyone seems to interpret differently." In the ensuing discussion with Janine Driver -- whom Hill introduced as "a body language expert" -- Hill referred to the "Michelle and Barack Obama fist bump or fist pound," adding that "people call it all sorts of things." Hill went on to ask Driver: "Let's start with the Barack and Michelle Obama, because that's what most people are writing about -- the fist thump. Is that sort of a signal that young people get?" At no point during the discussion did Hill explain her earlier reference to "a terrorist fist jab." Read on...

The personalities and wholly partisan programming at FOXNews has been well documented. They've become a parody of themselves and this little nugget from Edith Ann Tarbox was just one in a series of belly-laughers Fox is known for. This campaign season is going to make 2004 look like Romper Room and you can be sure this won't be the last we'll see of this kind of garbage. Vote Obama in November.


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