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Fox News employee has embarrassing Twitter meltdown after being accused of sounding like a white supremacist

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Fox News assignment reporter Doug McKelway melted down on Twitter at a journalist who revealed that one of his own colleagues at Fox last week accused him of sounding like a white nationalist.

The Daily Beast’s Andrew Kirell, who has a side career as a musician, revealed on Monday that McKelway was responding to an article he wrote about him last week by attacking his harmonica playing.

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“Andrew, Andrew, Andrew. Really?” he wrote in one tweet. “You’re proud of this? Tell you what. I’ll give you a free guitar lesson if you report that Joe Biden voted to re-instate Robert E. Lee’s citizenship. I’ll even throw in a free harmonica lesson. I don’t play, but from available evidence, neither do you.”

McKelway then accused Kirell of being a “sheer mediocrity” as a musician and said he was “endemic to the ‘everybody gets a trophy generation.'”

“This dude just plain sucks,” the Fox News reporter added.

Kirell last week obtained leaked emails showing that McKelway tried to defend President Donald Trump’s declaration that there were “very fine people” who attended a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017.

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Fox News Radio White House correspondent Jon Decker jumped into the conversation and told McKelway that he was offended by his attempt to defend the president’s remarks.

“Based upon the slew of emails that I’ve received today, both of you should send an apology to your Fox News colleagues — many of whom are hurt and infuriated by your respective posts,” Decker said. “Your posts read like something you’d read on a White Supremacist chat room.”


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Masses of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning" in the fight against environmental disaster.

Some four million people filled city streets around the world, organizers said, in what was billed as the biggest ever protest against the threat posed to the planet by rising temperatures.

Youngsters and adults alike chanted slogans and waved placards in demonstrations that started in Asia and the Pacific, spread across Africa, Europe and Latin America, before culminating in the United States where Thunberg rallied.

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Trump said the sanctions were the toughest-ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike, calling restraint a sign of strength.

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Samantha Power, the author of the new book, The Education of an Idealist, was asked by Maher about the foreign policy mantra of the Obama administration.

"Obama's foreign policy doctrine was famously summarized as 'don't do stupid sh*t," Maher noted. "Trump's, of course, is 'Do stupid sh*t.'"

"Do stupid sh*t as quickly as possible," Power clarified.

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