Fox News host Megyn Kelly said on Monday night that the racist emails that were uncovered by federal investigators in Ferguson, Missouri are similar to those that are widespread in corporate America.
“There are very few companies in America, whether they’re public or private, in which if you sic 40 FBI agents on the company and review every email and every document and every communication between employees, you won’t find any racist emails,” Kelly said during her show, “The Kelly File.”
The city of Ferguson fired one city official and two others later resigned after a Department of Justice report found that city employees sent numerous racist emails using their work accounts. One such email, according to the DOJ, “described a man seeking to obtain ‘welfare’ for his dogs because they are ‘mixed in color, unemployed, lazy, can’t speak English and have no frigging clue who their Daddies are.'”
Watch Kelly’s comments below via Media Matters. The comments begin at about 3:40: