Fox News host called to apologize for saying Muslim zealots need ‘a bullet to the head’

Harsh remarks concerning traditional Muslim brutality have led the Asian American Journalists Association to call for an apology from the the Fox News Network.

The organization was upset at comments made by “The Five” co-host Andrea Tantaros during a discussion of the bestial behavior of ISIS militants. Following previous comments that Muslim zealots had historically engaged in beheadings, and that James Foley’s murder was nothing uncommon, she said, “You can’t solve it with a dialogue. You can’t solve it with a summit. You solve it with a bullet to the head. It’s the only thing these people understand.”

That drew quick responses in the Twittersphere from AAJA members, and contrary reactions from people who believe she scored a bulls-eye, as reported on Twitchy.

UPDATE:  Fox co-host Andrea Tantaros: ‘I will not apologize’ for radical Islamic comments, Twitter applauds

Richard Berkow

Former political news reporter Richard Berkow lost his idealism in the Kennedy years, and his innocence in Vietnam, Lebanon, and the Soviet Union. He hasn’t mellowed since, and can be harassed at [email protected]

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483 thoughts on “Fox News host called to apologize for saying Muslim zealots need ‘a bullet to the head’

  1. carl arasi says:

    The only good Muslim is a Dead Muslim!

  2. auntielib says:

    I don’t recall the “Asian American Journalists Association” calling for an apology when terms such as “sl_t” are used to describe conservative women.

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