Gutfeld goes after fmr. Fox News colleague, compares Sinema bathroom response to Ashli Babbitt

Greg Gutfeld is calling out “fake feminist” Kirsten Powers for hypocrisy after the CNN political analyst took to Twitter to seemingly justify the harassment of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) by left-wing activists, including following the lawmaker into a restroom at the University of Arizona.

“When people called [Powers] on this, she said ‘hey look, you know, if Kyrsten did not want to be bothered in the bathroom, she shouldn’t have gone to the bathroom.’ That’s kind of like saying you asked for it,” the Fox News host said, also noting that filming someone in the bathroom could be an illegal act.

The co-host of “The Five” also wondered why Powers, given her avowed sisterhood credentials, never spoke up for unarmed Air Force vet Ashli Babbitt who was fatally shot by a cop at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

“She was a familiar face here,” Gutfeld recalled on Wednesday’s broadcast about former Fox News contributor Powers. “Always lecturing us on how poorly women in politics are treated, and the need for grace. It was always about grace in civil life. And then she goes after Sinema. She felt that this was a cause for confrontation. She’s a hypocrite.’

Powers is the author of a soon-to-be-released, self-help book called “Saving Grace.”

Her original tweet implied that confrontation is okay if someone’s parents are subject to deportation (although deportations under the open-borders Biden administration are few and far between.)

The U.S. Senate parliamentarian has rejected Democrats’ efforts to include amnesty for illegal immigrants in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, however, that the protesters support.

“This is the same logic that she is using, like some issues are so important that you have to confront people, that was the same reason that Ashli Babbitt had when she went to the Capitol, and she was murdered, an unarmed protester shot dead,” Gutfeld continued.

“I did a search. I couldn’t find anything by Kirsten Powers about Ashli Babbitt, like saying ‘Oh, my God, this woman went to speak truth to power’ — no pun intended — ‘And she was murdered.’ You’d think Kirsten Powers would go, like, ‘Oh.’ Because you know what? They might share religious similarity. I wouldn’t be surprised if they’re both religious,” he said.

“But I think that when it comes to this bathroom stuff, Kirsten Powers isn’t turning the other cheek, literally; she’s made her name lecturing people on grace and then goes to CNN and does an about-face. Hypocrite,” he added.

Watch that portion of the segment embedded below:

(Video: Fox News)

Powers, who presented as a reasonable Democrat while on Fox News, is hardly the only corporate media pundit whose ideology changed upon switching news networks.

At the moment, moderate Dems Sinema and Joe Manchin are, for the most part, all that stand in the way of the Democrats in Congress achieving the full extent of their enormous socialist spending goals, which is why the progressive activists have become particularly aggressive.

During the segment, the Fox News quintet also discussed how Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Justice Department is trying to intimidate peaceful parents for exercising their First Amendment rights at school board meetings.

Highlighting the irony, Gutfeld insisted that Democrat officials are simultaneously de-criminalizing actual physical crime (which is surging in many areas) while “decent citizens are being criminalized.

Social media users also responded to Powers’ tweet. Here is a representative sampling:


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