Megyn Kelly really wants to win the award for the most despicable host on Fox "news," and given the competition on there, that's saying something. Last week she was taking up for those child molesting Duggars and helping the media exploit their daughters. This week she was right back to one of her other favorite hobbies, race-baiting while taking up for racist cops, with her favorite guest to bring on to discuss the topic, Mark Fuhrman.
Hundreds of people turned out to protest the officer who brutalized the teenagers at the pool party in Texas, so of course Fox had to have a "fair and balanced" discussion on the topic to try to give the cop some cover for his actions.
Here's more from Raw Story: Fox News’ Megyn Kelly: 15-year-old McKinney girl attacked by cop ‘was no saint, either’:
Fox News host Megyn Kelly said on Monday that, while she was not defending McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt’s actions last week, the 15-year-old girl he attacked was not without blame.
“The girl was no saint, either,” Kelly said of Dajerria Becton. “He had told her to leave, and she continued to linger. When a cop tells you to leave, get out.”
Kelly did not mention that, according to Becton, she was in the process of complying with Casebolt’s order when he violently took her down after being called to the scene of a pool party.
“He told me to keep walking, and we were walking and I guess he thought we were saying rude stuff to him,” Becton told KDFW-TV.
Kelly also told her guests, former Los Angeles Police Detective Mark Furhman and radio host Richard Fowler, that the incident had been turned “into a race thing,” and wondered whether it was justified.
“Race aside, Megyn, I think to watch a woman being handled like that by a guy who’s two times her size made me totally sick to my stomach,” Fowler said.
Meanwhile, Fuhrman, who pleaded no contest to perjury charges in 1996, stemming from his involvement in the O.J. Simpson murder trial, called it “kind of a wash” to suggest race was a factor in the incident, arguing that black and white residents asked for police assistance.
And as Media Matters documented, it's not just Kelly defending the McKinney cop on her network. The Five's Tom Shillue, Lou Dobbs, Brit Hume, Sean Hannity and that disgusting Bo Dietl did their part to take up for this out of control cop as well. They've got to keep coddling the racists who watch their network, the ones who think the behavior of the people at the pool telling those kids to get back to the projects where they belong and the bully boy cop are perfectly acceptable.