Amid all the days’ insane headlines, a guest on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show Wednesday still managed to shock.
Describing how some people “want to see racism everywhere,” gay conservative pundit Chadwick Moore provided an anecdote to illustrate his point.
“I was having a conversation with a young, upper middle class black woman, and she was talking about how badly she gets treated on the street here in New York, and I said to her, ‘what if you lived for one day as a white woman and you were treated the exact same way and people were just as rude to you? What then?'” Moore said.
Tucker Carlson guest literally says he told a black woman who experienced racism that she should walk a mile in a white womans shoes before passing judgement
I just can’t pic.twitter.com/5O6ybA8duj
— Andrew Lawrence (@ndrew_lawrence) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
Unsurprisingly, Twitter revolted.
“Tucker Carlson guest literally says he told a black woman who experienced racism that she should walk a mile in a white womans shoes before passing judgement,” Media Matters’ researcher Andrew Lawrence tweeted with the video. “I just can’t.”
Others shared Lawrence’s shock.
“@Chadwick_Moore said this idiocy with a smile,” CNN commentator and former South Carolina state legislator Bakari Sellers tweeted.
I’m going to set this here and just back away.
— Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
“Quite reasonably, you’ll assume that his comments can’t be worse than the chyron, but then you’ll listen to them,” The Black List founder Franklin Leonard tweeted, referencing the chyron that touted news of “Major websites attacking white people.”
Quite reasonably, you’ll assume that his comments can’t be worse than the chyron, but then you’ll listen to them. https://t.co/MAbTNryagf
— Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) January 4, 2018
Check out the best responses below.
About these shoes: can we just keep them handy and put them on real quick if we get pulled over by police? https://t.co/xSaMUlpRVF
— Tananarive Due (@TananariveDue) January 4, 2018
Jesus. He makes me embarrassed to be white. https://t.co/D9t1O7EIrJ
— justin_canes (@canadacanes) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
— Andrew (@jupin) January 4, 2018
LMAOOOO DAWG WHAT THIS IS COMEDY LIKE https://t.co/ouX9OvJ6z3
— Bobby Rothstein (@rothsteinfirm) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
I walk in white woman’s shoes every day. I cannot imagine feeling like I have anything to teach a black woman about racism. https://t.co/q2wIlTXBcn
— joy meads (@capnjoy) January 4, 2018
Comments like these are why other countries starting to not take the US seriously. Also why China & Germany are lining up to be the number one superpower, replacing the US.@FoxNews @congressdotgov @GOP @WhiteHouse @realDonaldTrump = 🤡 https://t.co/uEQbBzGtT7
— SHP (@Medusaforever) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
Holy fucking shit. How can you be outright racist on TV and keep your fucking job? That's fucking insanity. https://t.co/91GFC56nHh
— The Ghost of Poe (@BenStancliff) January 4, 2018
— Matthew Gertz (@MattGertz) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
A deep discussion on Fox News between two dudes named Chadwick and Tucker. https://t.co/s0djeiUTv2
— Brett Michael (@thecajunboy) January 4, 2018
so this chryon is what Fox business plan has become reduced to? “Major Websites Attacking White People” https://t.co/mvVG8DikEs
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) January 4, 2018ADVERTISEMENT
if two guys on Fox News named Tucker and Chadwick can't convince you that white people have it rough, then https://t.co/cjciybYvhb
— Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) January 4, 2018
Tucker Carlson and friend whitesplainin' the black experience. https://t.co/RDLaK0hIgn
— Heisenberg (@atheist_in_nc) January 4, 2018
@TuckerCarlson have you really become this stupid? If so, it’s time for your caregiver to retire you. I used to listen to you, but you’ve gone way beyond the pale…. all for a buck? Resign a-hole. https://t.co/VTPvQ7h5hq
— Roy Hamme (@RoyHamme) January 4, 2018
Some people are so dumb, they shouldn't have vocal chords. https://t.co/Cn3GcRu9d6
— Suzanne Tyrpak (@SuzanneTyrpak) January 4, 2018
Dear white people, stop being dicks. Love, a white person who is tired of white people being dicks https://t.co/BKYBi7OqVN
— Hez (@ppfffffttttt) January 4, 2018
The right-wing scored more in years of Trump than eight years of George W. Bush: report
President George W. Bush oversaw eight years that restricted rights, banned LGBTQ equality, appointed anti-choice judges and so much more. But under Donald Trump's presidency, social conservatives have managed to roll back any progress made by President Barack Obama's leadership.
A new Axios report listed out any anti-LGBTQ, anti-women and anti-poor policies.
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New biographer claims she knows how Kim Jong Un will die
A new biography about Kim Jong Un by Anna Fifield is uncovering many of the unique moments in the childhood of the North Korean dictator. But one piece that isn't included in the book is her prediction for how the leader will die.
In a CNN interview with Brian Todd, Fifield explained that Kim's chain-smoking, drinking and consumption of rich and fatty foods would likely be his undoing. She doesn't anticipate he'll ever have a coup d'etat, but he could probably have a heart attack.
Other shocking observations she made include that Kim's parents had to bring in children so that he would have someone to play with him, effectively meaning his "friends" were paid for.
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Black Republican political commentator Shermichael Singleton was part of a panel discussing the Phoenix police department that violently arrested the parents of a little girl who walked out of a dollar store with a doll.
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Democratic strategist Joel Payne seemed appalled at the police in the video and the mark that likely left on the children who experienced it.
"I think about that young man talking about his child, and this is their first interaction with police," he said, noting Father's Day. "And that is the life, that's the life lesson that that child is being taught is that in that moment, that police officer was trying to hurt her and to hurt her parents. That's unacceptable."