Behar Guest Robert Klein: No Liberals on FNC Since Alan Colmes Was ‘Sent Back to Poland’

On Monday’s Joy Behar Show, after a segment on long-time journalist Helen Thomas’s recent outburst that Israeli Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" and "go home" to Germany and Poland, host Behar held over guest and comedian Robert Klein to talk about his comedy show, titled Robert Klein: Unfair and Unbalanced. After Behar asked if the title was meant to be a jab at Fox News, Klein referred to the false premise that liberals are not included on FNC, and cracked that there have not been any liberals since on FNC since former host Alan Colmes was "sent back to Poland," which could be interpreted as a Nazi joke about Fox News: "They haven`t had a liberal on that thing since Alan Colmes was, you know, sent back to Poland. ... Emotional scars that boy has on that network." Behar added that Colmes and Helen Thomas are "on the train right now." Klein concluded that FNC’s "Fair and Balanced" theme is "pretty ludicrous." Colmes, notably, still appears regularly as an analyst on FNC.

Klein also made it known that he prefers to attack conservatives over sex scandals because of the hypocrisy issue, while the treating sex scandals of Democrats as less important because they are not "values guys" anyway:

ROBERT KLEIN: One of the themes of my show is these really hypocritical and randy politicians. Eliot Spitzer is in a slightly different other category, was just a little depraved, not hypocritical-

BEHAR: You don`t mean that in a bad way?

KLEIN: Well, he wasn`t one of those values guys – $3,500 for sex in this economy? I could have gotten him 12 girls with a free towel. ... No, these guys like Vitter, Mr. Values, and was caught on the hooker’s list. Larry Craig wanted to have sex in an airport men`s room, the one place I want to get out of as quickly as possible. Ensign in Nevada, still in office. For schtuffing his campaign manager`s wife, and got her a job at Quiznos I think, shredding letters.

Below is a transcript of the relevant portion of the Monday, June 7, Joy Behar Show on HLN:

ROBERT KLEIN: One of the themes of my show is these really hypocritical and randy politicians.

BEHAR: Right.

KLEIN: Eliot Spitzer is in a slightly different other category, was just a little depraved, not hypocritical-

BEHAR: You don`t mean that in a bad way?

KLEIN: Well, he wasn`t one of those values guys – $3,500 for sex in this economy?

BEHAR: It`s true. It`s true. But, you know, he paid for the minibar. He`s a sport.

KLEIN: I could have gotten him 12 girls with a free towel. ... No, these guys like Vitter, Mr. Values, and was caught on the hooker’s list. Larry Craig wanted to have sex in an airport men`s room-

BEHAR: Tap, tap, tap.

KLEIN: -the one place I want to get out of as quickly as possible. Ensign in Nevada, still in office.

BEHAR: Yeah.

KLEIN: For schtuffing his campaign manager`s wife, and got her a job at Quiznos I think, shredding letters.

BEHAR: Yes, your standup show is called "Unfair and Unbalanced." Are you taking a shot at Fox News?

KLEIN: What? Mr. Ailes? Not at all. They haven`t had a liberal on that thing since Alan Combs was, you know, sent back to Poland.

BEHAR: -with Helen Thomas.

KLEIN: With Helen Thomas.

BEHAR: Helen on the train right now.

KLEIN: Emotional scars that boy has on that network.

BEHAR: Go ahead.

KLEIN: Yeah, it`s not really, I`m kidding around about it. I find the theme, you know, "Fair and Balanced," pretty ludicrous.