Megyn Kelly: Racist Ferguson Emails Similar To Those Sent Within US Companies

Fox host Megyn Kelly
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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:

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  1. Ahhhh… the “everybody does it” defense?

  2. This is one of the strangest defenses I have ever heard.

  3. I have never once sent or received a racist or inappropriate email using my work account.

    Maybe my standards and perspective would be a bit different if I worked alongside Ms. Kelly at Fox News.

  4. I am elated that, with this announcement, Megyn Kelly has launched a nationwide initiative to rid U.S. companies (including her own) of racist emails.

  5. Ummm…but those in corporate America are not given guns by the government and charged with “protecting and serving.”

    There is no equivalency between these two types of emails. She is an idiot.

    The peroxide has finally soaked into her grey matter.

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