Megyn Kelly’s Black Lives Matter comments went viral after a heated debate with a supporter of the controversial movement. The Fox News host asked Richard Fowler why liberals so vocally opposed the Tea Party movement, but they stand steadfastly behind the protests which allegedly prompted attacks on police officers.
The movement supporter also stated that no evidence exists to indicate that the black man who allegedly shot a Texas deputy to death while he was pumping gas into his cruiser was linked to Black Lives Matter. Fowler also maintained that there is no proof that the movement is anything but peaceful, MSN reports.
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“Why were so many on the left so quick to tie a few comments made by alleged Tea Party members to the entire Tea Party? Why are they not outraged now, why the double standard,” a visibly irritate Megyn Kelly nearly yelled at the Black Lives Matter movement supporter.
— Richard A. Fowler (@Richardafowler) September 2, 2015
“I don’t think we’re watching the same Black Lives Matter movement,” Fowler replied.
Kelly then asked the Black Lives Matter supporter to denounce the protesters who were filmed chanting, “pigs in a blanket, fry them like bacon,” but no such admonishment was heard during the Fox News segment.
“Why were they chanting, ‘Pigs in a blanket, fry em’ like bacon?’ That was the Black Lives Matter movement in Minnesota! Why?” Kelly asked. “Why were so many on the left so quick to tie a few comments made by alleged Tea Party members to the entire Tea Party? How about that Richard? Answer that!”
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As Richard Fowler kept insisting that the Black Lives Matter movement is merely a peaceful expression of the First Amendment, The Blaze reports. He claimed that evidence did exist that violent acts were linked to the Tea Party.
Excerpt from the Megyn Kelly Black Lives Matter debate with Richard Fowler:
“Stop! Please stop. Just let me get the question out. Richard, the people on the left we just showed were very quick to blame violence that happened in the country on what they alleged were a couple Tea Party comments that were found to be racist or incendiary. Why are they not outraged now suddenly the actions of a few do not apply to the many! Why the double standard?”
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