Fox News’ Brit Hume sparks fire with four-letter word directed at Wasserman Schultz

While “ham-handed” makes for a great caricature of Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a four-letter word more accurately described her recent attack on Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio.

The Democratic National Committee chairwoman drew considerable criticism this week — nothing new here — for a “vile” attempt to make political hay over a fundraiser the Florida senator planned to attend, as described by the Washington Examiner’s Michael Barone.

The apt four-letter word took on added emphasis when Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume re-tweeted Barone’s column, which was picked up by


The event was at the home of conservative philanthropist Harlan Crow, who has a large and impressive collection of historic artifacts. Wasserman Schultz’s point of contention was that Crow’s collection includes Nazi art objects.

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The reaction on social media shows that “vile” was a popular theme when responding to the Democratic lawmaker’s actions.

Here’s a sampling of the fire Hume’s re-tweet sparked on Twitter:

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