Read time: 1 minute

Fox News' Pirro Asks Viewers If Muslims Should Be Summarily Executed

What's a little hate-mongering between friends?
Views:

Fox News' Jeanine Pirro ended her show the other night with a novel question to her viewers.

"Should we have the death penalty for ISIS-inspired violence," Pirro asked. As if there is somehow a distinction between ISIS-inspired violence and say, white supremacist-inspired violence.

The responses she got from her nutty viewers were predictable.

Josephine said, "They aren't afraid to kill us, so why should we be afraid to give them the death penalty?"

"We've got a few guns down here in Texas, and more than happy to handle it!," writes Kevin.

There was one reasonable comment, however. Kimberly said, "Don't get ahead of yourselves. Everyone deserves a fair trial. Let the courts decide."

Well, Pirro was having none of that.

"Hey Kimberly," she huffed. "I drafted legislation all the time to increase sentences for punishment. The courts are the ones that implement the laws that we draft."

Pirro forgot to mention that there are federal laws on the books right now imposing the death penalty for certain capital crimes.

Returning to viewer mail, Al says, "Why waste taxpayer money holding them in prison. They'd kill us in a heartbeat."

Pirro had an answer for that too. "Hey Al," she shrieked, "And if we held them in prison Obama would let them out!"

To be clear here, the pronouns "they" and "them" apply to anyone who committed an "ISIS-inspired act," suggesting that they would have to be Muslims in order to qualify for this super-duper special lack of due process and summary execution.

The same punishment does not appear to be contemplated by the "Judge" for white guys who kill black people praying. Just so we're all clear here.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team