"That was the edited version, it did not show that you seconds later Barack Obama embraced Bell before turning the microphone over to the controversial professor," Hannity said.
"The way it worked on PBS, PBS played the clips of him hugging Bell, but they blacked out the audio," said Ben Shapiro. "So you have no idea that Obama is saying open your heart, open your mind. Apparently, Buzzfeed released the audio. But it was clipped at the end. So you didn't have the audio and the hug in the same clip."
"The length they would go, even releasing the story about President Obama that makes him look bad, the length the media will go to prevent the whole imagistic truth," Shapiro said of the Buzzfeed clip.
TPM's Michael Lester whipped up a highlight reel of the "Hug-Gate" segment: