Fox News Guest: Tear Gas Is ‘Natural, You Could Actually Put It On Your Nachos’

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November 26, 2018 10:51 a.m.

While arguing Monday that the use of tear gas on hundreds of migrants and asylum-seekers near the U.S. border the previous day was justified, a Fox News guest asserted: “It’s natural. You could actually put it on your nachos and eat it.”

“So it’s a good way of deterring people without long-term harm,” Border Patrol Foundation President Ron Colburn told “Fox & Friends.” Colburn is the former national deputy chief of U.S. Border Patrol, according to an online bio

The comment recalled when then-Fox News host Megyn Kelly called pepper spray “a food product, essentially” after a police officer at UC Davis pepper sprayed seated student protesters in 2011, leading to some creative Amazon reviews.

Earlier in the interview Monday, Colburn asserted that the so-called “caravan” of migrants and asylum-seekers “has a core of violence to it that basically communicates a sense of entitlement.”

“These are persons that one would like to think are true refugees,” Colburn said, “but they are not showing that in their actions.”

Watch below:

H/t Bobby LewisDaily Beast.

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