If you hoped the race card wasn't going to be played by media members this election, think again.
On Fox News's America Live Friday, liberal commentator Jehmu Greene said to the Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson, "To question [Massachusetts Democratic senatorial candidate Elizabeth Warren] on her qualifications is going to be something that does appeal to folks like you, voters like you - bow-tying white boys" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):
At issue were recent revelations that Massachusetts Democratic senatorial candidate Elizabeth Warren listed herself in law school directories as Native American.
“Having a great grandparent who may or may not have been Native American is not a qualification,” said Carlson. “Being 1/32nd some racial group is not a qualification, okay, it’s an accident of history. It’s something over which you had no control and for which in a just society you would not be rewarded.”
He continued, “It does provide a window into a system that is fundamentally corrupt, that rewards people based on their DNA which is inherently unfair. It was unfair when it happened under segregation, and it’s unfair now.”
After listing some of Warren’s credentials, Greene said, “To question this woman on her qualifications is going to be something that does appeal to folks like you, voters like you, bow-tying white boys.”
Carlson quickly responded, “Hey, hey, hey. You can’t, wait. Whoa, whoa, whoa…You can use name calling all you like, but you’re ignoring the truth.”
“I didn’t call you a name,” amazingly replied Greene.
I guess she doesn't think "white boy" is name calling.
Can you imagine the outrage if Carlson had said Greene's opinion had anything to do with the color of her skin?
Better get used to it, for liberal media members even on Fox are going to be playing this card whenever they can.
Isn't it sad?
(H/T NB reader Robin Mosley, full video at Johnny Dollar's Place)
Original version of this article quoted Greene as saying "bow tie and white boys." After many listens, it's clear she said "bow-tying white boys."