Read time: 1 minute

Fox News' Pete Hegseth Tells Viewers To Stock Up On AR-15s

Fox must be trying to appease their NRA and Angry White Male demographic with this latest bizarre suggestion from Pete 'I don't wash my hands' Hegseth. Maybe he should remember what happened to his colleague Jeanine Pirro.
Views:

Pete "I haven't washed my hands in 10 years" Hegseth made another bananas statement on Fox News today: go buy more AR-15's! Buy all of the AR-15's! The evil, Constitution hating Democrats are going to come take YOUR GUNZ so you must BUY ALL THE GUNZ, YOU PATRIOTS.

Ok, that wasn't a word for word transcript, but you get the jist.

What had his panties in a bunch? Probably bacteria picked up from his decades-long avoidance of hand soap has reached his brain and a combination of fear based off of a clip of Beto O'Rourke suggesting the sale of AR-15's be banned.

First, "poop hands" Pete brags that he has a manly AR-15 (overcompensating much, Petey?), then he gloats about gun stocks going up after "things like this" ie, mass shooting by a white nationalist, and then he ends with this helpful suggestion for the murder gun enthusiast:

"Go out and get your second AR-15 today. Maybe it's a good reason to do so."

Pete, go wash your hands. We don't need more guns in this country. We need better gun control laws.

Hegseth might also remember what happened to his colleague, Jeanine Pirro, when she fed into the mindless hate and bigotry of The Other. After 50 Muslims were murdered in yet another example of stochastic white nationalist terror attacks, it might not be the best thing for Fox News executives to be complacent about another one of their on-air "talent" recommending that their older, bigoted, conservative base to take up arms.

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