‘Stone Cold Racist’: Internet Excoriates ‘Fox & Friends’ Host for Saying Migrant Kids Are Less Important Than U.S. Kids
"Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade once again is under fire for sharing his racist views on the Fox News morning show. On Friday Kilmeade weighed in on the 2,400 or so migrant children who were kidnapped by the Trump administration, are being held hostage, and likely will not be reunited with their parents.
“Like it or not, these aren’t our kids," Kilmeade told his co-hosts. "Show them compassion, but it’s not like [Trump is] doing this to the people of Idaho or Texas. These are people from another country."
.@kilmeade on children who have been split from their parents as a result of Trump administration policy: "Like it… https://t.co/hlFZknS9Im— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1529670262.0
In other words, kids from Central America aren't as important as kids from the US. (So much for "Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world.")
This is far from his first dance with racism. It was just Tuesday that Kilmeade launched a racist attack against the immigrant children, claiming that "a lot of them" will turn into MS-13 gang members. And Kilmeade has lamented that Americans "keep marrying other species and other ethnics."
Many on social media expressed outrage over yet another of Kilmeade's racist rants.
The idea of treating children differently is appalling. And to do so so to motivate a political agenda is even mor… https://t.co/hCHJ7QB6W2— Christopher C. Cuomo (@Christopher C. Cuomo)1529672873.0
"These aren't our kids." @kilmeade is a racist. This is the definition of racism. This clip should hang around his… https://t.co/7DH8P6vue4— MovieBob Productions (@MovieBob Productions)1529672133.0
Kilmeade is a stone cold racist— Matt Murphy (@Matt Murphy)1529672441.0
Kilmeade’s comment is incredibly revealing about the mindset of white supremacists. They know what they’re doing is… https://t.co/zOxk7P46Jm— Yes, You're Racist (@Yes, You're Racist)1529676799.0
Hey @kilmeade, nobody is saying the people coming from Mexico and South America are more important than citizens in… https://t.co/j3RySgcI80— Michael (@Michael)1529676895.0
@CillizzaCNN @kilmeade Racist POS.— West Texas Longhorn! (@West Texas Longhorn!)1529674229.0
And @kilmeade just went full Goebbels, womp, womp, womp. https://t.co/XfWVpFgATy— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@Molly Jong-Fast🏡)1529675125.0