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Sun Oct 17, 2021, 01:20 PM

Native American Group Calls on Fox News to Fire Hosts Over 'Racist' Comments

A Native American organization is calling on Fox News to fire hosts Jesse Watters and Rachel Campos-Duffy over a segment in which they tied Native Americans’ struggles to “government dependency” and “alcoholism.”

IllumiNative, which describes itself as a Native-led non-profit “dedicated to battling toxic misconceptions of Native Americans,” issued a statement from its founder and executive director Crystal Echo Hawk on the hosts’ “abhorrent statements.”

“We are enraged. On Wednesday, Fox News hosts Jesse Watters, Rachel Campos-Duffy, and former Congressman Sean Duffy spewed outrageously false and harmful statements about Native Americans - while on national television,” Echo Hawk said.

During a joint appearance on Fox News Primetime, spouses Campos-Duffy and Duffy complained that “Christopher Columbus was the first victim of cancel culture” while arguing that Native Americans “were just as brutal” as Columbus and other European colonizers. “They burned villages, raped women, seized children, took the people they defeated, took their land, scalped people,” Duffy added.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/native-american-group-calls-on-fox-news-to-fire-hosts-over-racist-comments/ar-AAPBYEh

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Reply Native American Group Calls on Fox News to Fire Hosts Over 'Racist' Comments (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Oct 17 OP
paleotn Oct 17 #1
Glorfindel Oct 17 #2
paleotn Oct 17 #4
stopdiggin Oct 17 #3
onecaliberal Oct 17 #6
RFCalifornia Oct 17 #5
UTUSN Oct 18 #7
lpbk2713 Oct 18 #8

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Oct 17, 2021, 01:24 PM

1. If Fux fired every host who made a racist comment on air....

they'd have no one left.

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Response to paleotn (Reply #1)

Sun Oct 17, 2021, 01:30 PM

2. And wouldn't that be nice?

One can dream...

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Response to Glorfindel (Reply #2)

Sun Oct 17, 2021, 03:07 PM

4. Ha! That would solve a lot of problems.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Oct 17, 2021, 02:27 PM

3. to me the real racism here

is encompassed more in the first statement - "alcoholism, dependency" - typically blaming the victim for their own oppression.

While arguments about cancel culture are about as meaningful and weighty as schoolyard taunts - the final statement as to the indigenous population being perfectly capable of brutality and aggression of their own - is reasonably historical. Using it as justification for European aggressions is of course moral fallacy .... But acknowledging that these things also occurred in the native populations - is more lousy argument rather than racism.

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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #3)

Sun Oct 17, 2021, 03:43 PM

6. "typical blaming the victim for their own oppression". It's the American way.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Oct 17, 2021, 03:34 PM

5. Rachel and Sean -- They're a pair of reality show "stars"

Haven't we had enough of these idiots?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Oct 18, 2021, 05:20 PM

7. K&R for starters of all other ones and topics

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Oct 18, 2021, 05:26 PM

8. Typical Faux view point.



That's way over the edge.

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