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WATCH: Fox’s Kimberly Guilfoyle uses MLK to whitesplain how to protest to Colin Kaepernick

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Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle tried so shame NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday by arguing that Martin Luther King Jr. would not approve of his decision not to stand for the national anthem out of protest.

“I think Dr. King, if he were alive today, he wouldn’t disrespect the flag or the anthem,” Guilfoyle said. “He would use his words and his voice to send a message for positive change.”

Conservatives have long used King’s name as a silencing tactic against protest, often in response to large-scale demonstrations or riots like the ones in Baltimore during the Freddie Gray case. But as Mic.com reported, King was not critical of such manifestations of anger against political institutions.

“I think America must see that riots do not develop out of thin air,” King said in a 1967 speech at Stanford University. “Certain conditions continue to exist in our society which must be condemned as vigorously as we condemn riots.”

As Salon pointed out in 2014, conservatives are also mistaken in invoking King’s name to defend “color-blind” ideologies, citing a passage from King’s 1964 book Why We Can’t Wait.

“Among the many vital jobs to be done, the nation must not only radically readjust its attitude toward the Negro in the compelling present, but must incorporate in its planning some compensatory consideration for the handicaps he has inherited from the past,” the civil rights leader wrote. “It is impossible to create a formula for the future which does not take into account that our society has been doing something special against the Negro for hundreds of years.”

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Trump could turn on Hope Hicks just like Michael Cohen: Trump family biographer warns

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Trump family biographer Emily Jane Fox explained that she didn't think that the president would turn on long-time aide Hope Hicks, but then again, it was the same thought about Michael Cohen as well.

In a panel discussion about Hicks' testimony during MSNBC's Brian Williams' Wednesday show, Fox recalled that Micahel Cohen once said that he would take a bullet for the president. Once it appeared that Trump would throw him under the bus, Cohen began looking for a way out.

The same scenario seems to be happening with Hicks now.

"She works at new Fox, which is a company run by a Murdoch son," Fox said. "It's a company that's brand new. She's the head of communications there. And there are shareholders who would take issue with the fact that a senior member of this company is being put in this situation and being thrust on the world stage."

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Trump jumped to Speaker Pelosi’s defense in marathon Fox News interview

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In a strange twist, President Donald Trump appeared to defend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity Wednesday.

Hannity began by saying to Trump that he believes Pelosi has lost control of her own party, as officials like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) continue to call for impeachment.

"I say Nancy Pelosi is the speaker in name only," Hannity told Trump, calling Ocasio-Cortez the real start.

But what Trump said was the unusual point.

"I think Nancy Pelosi probably has control of it, I hear different things, but I think she does," Trump said, appearing to defend the Speaker. "She knows what she's doing. We will see how it all comes out."

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Trump spokesperson goes down in flames up against progressive reporter: ‘All you do is lie!’

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President Donald Trump's spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany went down in flames up against Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks during a CNN panel Wednesday.

McEnany went on to try and spin the president as some sort of great leader for Black Americans. She said that the campaign is very "proud" of the president's record on issues involving people of color.

"He also just said he wouldn't change his position on the Central Park Five," cut in Cuomo.

McEnany tried to cut in, but Cuomo cut in. "Now, he said we'll leave it at that. Come on."

"Chris, you come — come on, you," McEnany shot back. "We've been talking about the Central Park Five and racism and all of these things going back to the 2016 election, problem -- American people didn't believe it."

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