Ever since his appearance on last Sunday's Meet the Press, where he was doing his best Bill O'Reilly impersonation and complaining about the supposed lack of outrage over "black on black" crime in America, it seems our corporate media just can't get enough of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, because he's been all over the airways for the last week.
Fox immediately had him on Fox & Friends and CNN had him on for a segment or two, and then he was back on Fox this Tuesday evening on Megyn Kelly's show carrying water for Officer Darren Wilson who had just given his unapologetic interview to ABC's George Stephanopoulos earlier that same day.
Over the past few days, both before and after the St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has made waves over his racially insensitive statements regarding Michael Brown’s death and criminal statistics within the black community. Rather than back off or apologize for the blatantly racist comments he made on Meet The Press this past Sunday, Giuliani has instead doubled down on them. On Tuesday night, he pushed the envelope even further during an appearance on Fox News’ The Kelly File.
Speaking with Megyn Kelly 24 hours after the grand jury announcement, Giuliani praised St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s much maligned press conference, where the prosecutor gave a long rambling speech blaming everyone but Darren Wilson for the tension and anxiety that has occurred in the aftermath of Brown’s death. Per the former mayor, Wilson did a national interview Tuesday to right all the wrongs that have been said about him. Giuliani and Kelly then moved on to some of the witnesses and their testimony in front of the grand jury. Going off the documents McCulloch provided after the decision was announced, Giuliani said that many of the witnesses totally lied.↓ Story continues below ↓
The former mayor then stated that he wants McCulloch to prosecute all of “those people for perjury” as they obviously lied “because they have an ax to grind.” Basically, Giuliani implied throughout the interview that black witnesses that knew Brown personally had made false statements in order to put a white cop in jail. Even Kelly, who is known for to be quite the race-baiter herself, was a bit taken aback by Giuliani’s comments and tried to tell him that you really can’t prove perjury regarding eyewitness statements. Giuliani was unfazed by Kelly’s arguments and continued his racial demonization unabated, as he had the days prior. Read on...
As they went on to discuss further, Giuliani and his ilk aren't exactly helping the GOP make any inroads with minority voters. Blatant racism does seem to be a feature and not a bug for the party since a certain "blah guy" got elected to the White House.