You know when Greg Gutfeld actually makes sense on The Five, there's something rotten in Denmark. And the rot is in Eric Bollings' mind and his dumb defense of Donald Trump's thoroughly debunked statement, in which he claimed he saw video of thousands of New Jersey Muslims cheering as the Twin Towers went down.
ERIC BOLLING: So I remember this day, and I stood on the New York side and I watched the plane fly into the tower. I remember the next day and I remember the news reports and I remember specifically the news reports about Jersey City. They said people were on the roofs watching the planes fly in. They were tipped off prior to the thing. And this was a narrative that was going on. I remember video, I don't remember if it was Pakistan or Patterson. But there was also a lot of talk. Now the reason why I know this, is cause I was in the building in 1993 when it was blown up by Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was the "Blind Sheikh," who devised the plan to blow up the World Trade Center in '93. It didn't work. But he was the Jersey City imam. And I remember that there were claims his group, his whole mosque was cheering the planes actually doing finally what he tried to do in 1993. Whether or not it was a thousand, thousands, a few hundred, a handful? Who cares?
Gutfeld: What if Bernie Sanders said there were thousands of pro-lifers cheering the Colorado shooting, you, everybody at Fox would go, "show me the proof, show me the money."
BOLLING: It doesn't really matter to me, because I know there were Muslims and Muslim groups who were happy that the World Trade Center came down and they were in the United States when that happened.
Greg Gutfeld makes perfect sense here when he explains that if Bernie had lied as blatantly as Trump did, the conservarazzi would be all over him for it.
Here's what Trump said that has caused the latest controversy:
“Hey, I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down. Thousands of people were cheering.”
Trump says he saw it on TV and there is no proof of that ever happening. Why Bolling spins off into the 1993 attack is beyond me except maybe, in his mind he's trying to get the sympathy vote for his idiotic claims.
Boling then got into a Twitter fight with Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski and again, looked like a complete moron.
Eric Bolling says there were reports Muslims had prior knowledge of 9/11. And that I’m a “juvenile hack” for calling him on it.