Poor ol' Megyn Kelly.
It all started earlier this week with these unfortunate comments:
For all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white ... Santa is what he is, and just so you know, we're just debating this because someone wrote about it, kids ...
But just because it makes you feel uncomfortable, doesn’t mean it has to change. Jesus was a white man, too. He was an historical figure (that's a verifiable fact) as is Santa. I just want the kids watching to know that.
Did you realize that you just told every little boy and girl whose house is decorated with black Santas that they're Santa isn't the real Santa?
Now I rolled my eyes plenty over your god-awful blunder along with everyone else. After all, you stepped in it up to your knees and everyone could smell the results from coast to coast. When I heard you were going to respond to the collective pan, my ears pricked. I honestly thought you might offer up a hat-in-hand apology.
Instead you got defensive, saying you were misunderstood. Your comments were tongue in cheek. This was to be a lighthearted segment. No one has a sense of humor anymore. You were just saying the exact same thing as Aisha Harris. You were joking around. The fault lies at the feet of your evil critics with their race baiting.
As for the racism factor, I do not believe you will ever see your folly, but here's a hint: indignantly blurting out "Jesus was a white man" in front of a host of television cameras pretty much says it all. In your response video, you even admitted your white Jesus mistake, but you didn't apologize for it.
This, little Megyn, is not how a straight up news anchor behaves. Your response was worse than the original clip. The additional nine minutes of it's-not-my-fault footage only made matters worse.
Fox should fire you, but it will not. That said, you have probably killed any chance you had at becoming anything other than a Fox opinion bubble head. The trouble with shamelessly pandering to the far right is that in today's world, the rest of us can hear you loud and clear; and we see you for what you are.
So keep looking good and stroking that collective conservative member. It's all you've got left.
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