May 18, 2015

This news is just beyond the level of comprehension for the white hosts on the Fox and Friends curvy couch. How could Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé, secretly wire tens of thousands of dollars to bail out protesters in Baltimore AND Ferguson?

Honestly, I almost expected them to follow their question with, "while poor white supremacist bikers sit in a Waco jail," but that would be too obviously racist. At Fox and Friends, Doocy, Hasselbeck and Kilmeade prefer their racism just a touch more subtle.

Steve Doocy brought up the blackness lawlessness of both scenes in Baltimore and Ferguson, which were the result of years of outrage over insanely racist cops. Two tragedies brought these communities together in protest and these three pundits are just dumbfounded by the kindness of two famous people. They can't imagine that these folks could have been arrested unjustly and/or they are deserving of a second chance. After all, most of these lawless protesters are black and some may have defaced some property, so no sympathy allowed!

The pusillanimous pundits forget that there were also quite a few people who were taken into custody for simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time, with no crime having been committed. Many of the over 200 people spent days in jail without any formal charges.

Good for Jay-Z and his wife for sticking up for the marginalized of our society. It's no surprise that Fox News would react exactly as they have: with disdain and disgust for anyone who believes that yes, black lives matter.

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