Fox Brings On Dr. Phil To Deliver ‘Straight Talk’ To Baltimore Rioters (VIDEO)

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“Fox & Friends” stayed on top of the unrest in Baltimore on Tuesday morning by bringing on America’s favorite unlicensed television psychologist, “Dr. Phil.”

Noting that Phil McGraw was “also a dad,” co-host Brian Kilmeade introduced the TV personality to explain “where is the sense of values and character” missing from the streets of Baltimore.

“Look, you know, I’m sitting here, an old white guy, I can’t say I know how these young people feel. I get that,” McGraw began.

Then he shifted into Fox News-gear.

McGraw said those on the streets in Baltimore were “destroying their businesses, their lives, their families, their futures, their legacy.”

“They’re not helping themselves. Come on!” he said.

Next, McGraw praised a mother caught on video striking a young man reported to be her son for taking part in the riots.

Co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck asked McGraw to “get into the mindset of the looters, the rioters.”

“Some of them can’t tell you why they’re out there,” McGraw said. “I have talked to people who are angry about issues, but don’t really understand the issues. They’re just blanket, ‘we’re supposed to be angry.’ Then you have people that are just saying, hey, it’s a chance to get free stuff.”

McGraw noted that among the “thugs,” there were residents who were “legitimately upset.”

McGraw’s Texas license expired in 2006 and he never obtained one in California, where he tapes his show, according to NBC.

In 2002, the California Board of Psychology judged that McGraw’s work on his show was “more entertainment than psychology.”

Concluding the interview, co-host Steve Doocy jumped in with a quick plug for McGraw’s show.

“Later on today you have a very powerful guest, Kimberly Richards, who’s on ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,’ making a big admission!” Doocy said.

Watch the clip, courtesy of Fox News:

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  1. Truly amazing. There is actually a show called, “'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills?” Damn, I’ll just bet it’s Must See TV!

  2. In 2002, the California Board of Psychology judged that McGraw’s work on his show was “more entertainment than psychology.”

    What the hell was the California Board of Psychology thinking? Do they really believe that Dr. Phil is entertaining? Well, chacun a son gout.

  3. News Flash: Daytime TV parasite Dr. Phil saddles high horse, states the obvious.

    " ‘Some of them can’t tell you why they’re out there,’ McGraw said. ‘I have talked to people who are angry about issues, but don’t really understand the issues. They’re just blanket, ‘we’re supposed to be angry.’ Then you have people that are just saying, hey, it’s a chance to get free stuff.’ "

    Seems to me Dr. Phil that you’re angry about this issue but don’t really understand the issue. With you, it’s a case of “I’m supposed to be angry because I’m getting paid to be here.”

    As for getting free stuff, would peddling dietary supplements fall under that category? Oh, I guess not – you’ve earned scammed that money on your own. It’s the American Way.

    http://cspinet.org/new/200401131.html

    Why can’t these Negroes learn from your fine example and steal with legitimacy?    I guess we can chalk it up to their culture of depravity, huh?

  4. “Look, you know, I’m sitting here, an old white guy, I can’t say I know how these young people feel. I get that,” McGraw began.

    Co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck asked McGraw to “get into the mindset of the looters, the rioters.”

    Damn, is she dumb!

  5. In the runup to the Iraq war I happened to watch “Dr” Phil who had a woman in the audience who questioned the wisdom of attacking a country who had done nothing to us. Dr Phil told her she needed to shut up and get behind the President, and many in the audience erupted in approval. I want to spit every fucking time I hear his name mentioned now.

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