On Sunday, the “Fox News Sunday” panel took on the issue of race, discussing Attorney General Eric Holder’s implication last week that he is treated a certain way because of his race.
Fox News political analyst Brit Hume said that Holder and President Obama have “benefited politically enormously from the fact that they are African-American.”
“To those two men, race has been both a shield and a sword that they have used effectively to defend themselves, and to attack others,” Hume said.
Fox News contributor George Will said that liberals haven’t had any new ideas in a few decades, so they accuse people of being racist.
“Look, liberalism has a kind of Tourette’s syndrome these days. Just constantly saying the word ‘racism’ and ‘racist,'” he said. “There’s a kind of intellectual poverty now. Liberalism hasn’t had a new idea since the 1960s — except Obamacare — and the country doesn’t like it. Foreign policy is a shambles, from Russia to Iran to Syria to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. And the recovery is unprecedentedly bad.”
“So, what do you do? You say, ‘Anyone who criticizes us is a racist,” Will continued.
Watch the exchange via Raw Story:
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