Conservative actor Kevin Sorbo ranted on Facebook this week that African-American protesters in Ferguson had shown themselves to be “animals” and “losers” following the death of slain teen Michael Brown.
“Ferguson riots have very little to do with the shooting of the young man,” he wrote. “It is an excuse to be the losers these animals truly are.”
“It is a tipping point to frustration built up over years of not trying, but blaming everyone else, The Man, for their failures. It’s always someone else’s fault when you give up.”
Sorbo argued that Brown’s death should be a “reminder to the African Americans ( I always thought we just Americans. Oh, well.) that their President the voted in has only made things worse for them, not better.”
The former “Hercules” said that the way to end unrest in the city was to “ban” all media who are “nothing more than agitators.”
“The media promotes chaos to boost their pathetic ratings. We should shut them all off and watch clips on the internet only when republished under fair use by a conservative media watchdog group.”
Update: Kevin Sorbo told TMZ Live that he was “stupid” to post remarks calling African-American protesters “animals.” He apologized to “anyone who was offended.”
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Trump adviser lashes out at masks: ‘People around him have their masks on… he still got COVID’
Trump campaign adviser Jason Miller asserted over the weekend that masks don't work because President Donald Trump was infected with COVID-19.
Miller made the remarks during an interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday.
"Why does the president continue to hold these rallies where thousands of people are packed together, the vast majority of them without masks?" Wallace asked. "Why doesn't the president follow his administration's own guidelines at his rallies?"
"I encourage everyone who is attending a Trump rally to put the mask on," Miller replied. "But look, as we get close to the election, people don't want to be living in fear in their basements."
WATCH: Trump backer flails as she gets called out by CNN host for defending president’s conspiracy mongering
Appearing on CNN to talk about Donald Trump's waffling when asked about QAnon during his NBC town hall on Thursday night, a regular defender of the president tried to brush off concerns about the president's penchant for promoting conspiracy theories he thinks might help his re-election -- and was promptly called out by CNN host Jim Sciutto.
Speaking to Sciutto and co-host Poppy Harlow, Washington Examiner correspondent Salena Zito -- who has been accused of making up quotes from Trump supporters to flesh out her stories -- was asked about the president's controversial comments and tweets.
WATCH: Trump supporter on the loose after punching progressive activists selling merch
Trump supporters and progressive activists have met at the corner of Rosedale Highway and Coffee Road in Bakersfield, Calif. for the past three weeks to sell merchandise for their candidates of choice. Often, these individuals would commence in civil discussions spanning the liberal and conservative spectrum, but mostly adhering to the boundaries laid forth by their respective groups. The people purchasing their election items...that's another story.
“My first week doing this, I’ve been maced, I’ve been hit in the back of my head with a flag pole,” said Erika Harris, a progressive activist. “My friend has been hit in the back of her head with a flag pole. I’ve had my address posted.”