Liberals became unhinged and demanded Bill O’Reilly be fired after he made fun of Maxine Waters’ hair claiming it’s racist.
They didn’t seem to have the same issue for the past two years of daily mockery of President Donald Trump’s hair by nearly every mainstream comedian and late night television host.
During an appearance on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” on Monday the top rated Fox News host quipped, after watching one of her usual anti-Trump rants, that he couldn’t take her seriously because of her “James Brown wig.”
“I didn’t hear a word she said,” he said. “I was looking at the James Brown Wig.”
That was after O’Reilly said he “loves” Maxine Waters and wants to see more of her, in her own sitcom.
“People get angry at Maxine Waters,” he said. “I want more of it.”
And even after he made the comment on her “James Brown wig” he hit her with another compliment.
“She’s a sincere individual, whatever she says she believes. I love you Maxine,” he said. “I want to see you on The Factor, and when hell freezes over, I’m sure that will happen.”
Hours later, O’Reilly made many liberals even angrier when he apologized with the following statement and followed up with a warning on political correctness.
“As I have said many times, I respect Congresswoman Maxine Waters for being sincere in her beliefs. I said that again today on Fox & Friends calling her ‘old school.’ Unfortunately, I also made a jest about her hair which was dumb. I apologize.” — Bill O’Reilly
But not before the Left got busy doing the two things they do best… call someone a racist and demand that they be fired.
A man accused of spousal abuse and sexual harassment is attacking a member of congress in crass racial and gender terms on a major network. https://t.co/2d2ldkCv92
— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) March 28, 2017
— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) March 28, 2017
— Jerry Saltz (@jerrysaltz) March 28, 2017
Enough is enough. Bill O’Reilly and his mouth need off the air. Fire him already. F*ck it! Do it live!
— Danielle Sandler (@daniellesandler) March 28, 2017
— BRUCE GEORGE (@BRUCEGEORGE1) March 28, 2017
I usually refrain from passing judgment on people because I was brought up to be polite. But Bill O’Reilly is an idiot. https://t.co/jLH2uJ5vW5
— Bill Auclair (@bill_auclair) March 28, 2017
— TheHeSaidSheSaidExp (@hesaidshesaidxp) March 28, 2017
But others pointed out the hypocrisy of their anger.
Liberal logic: The left can make fun of Trump’s hair every single day, but if Bill O’Reilly makes fun of Maxine Waters’ hair it’s RACIST!!!
— Makada 🇺🇸 (@_Makada_) March 28, 2017
It’s ok to mock Trump’s hair and skin color, but Bill O’Reilly is the racist….hmmm pic.twitter.com/KhQWcVFSiw
— Amber (@NYCdeb8tr) March 28, 2017
No, it's not racist. Bill O'Reilly is right. Maxine Waters is a delusional clown with a James Brown wig on her head. https://t.co/wULwihgjGH
— Makada ?? (@_Makada_) March 28, 2017
Bill O’Reilly made a joke about @MaxineWaters and now he is being called racist😐😐😐
These are the same people who mock Trump’s hair daily🤣🤣🤣
— 🦉WesleyZ3🦉 (@50th_President) March 28, 2017
Typical hypocrites! The left makes fun of Trump’s hair non stop, but Bill O’Reilly making fun of Maxine Waters’ hair is RACIST, Stop the BS! pic.twitter.com/2lNpcw8IiF
— Erika~Build Our Wall (@ms_erika74) March 28, 2017
Left: Fire him for making a tasteless joke about someones bad hair.
Right: But the left makes fun of Trump’s hair.
— Easter A 🐰🌻🐥 (@Muelann) March 28, 2017
the same people that call Trump “Cheeto skin” and talk about his hair are acting outraged cuz Bill O’Reilly flamed Maxine Waters wig 😭😭😭😭😭😭
— CURE | HOTEP | KANGZ (@CureHipHop) March 28, 2017
So the same people who attack President Trump for his hair and tan are now outraged over Bill O’Reilly’s comment about Maxine Waters’ hair?
— Ken Fridy (@KenFridy) March 28, 2017
Leftist Logic: We can make fun of Trump’s hair bc he’s white. Maxine Waters is black, so she can’t handle the joke.
— Jeremy Nolt (@RealJeremyNolt) March 28, 2017
— Deplorable?Rāzərbak (@MediaJuggernaut) March 28, 2017
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