Fox’s Brit Hume: Who Cares If Income Inequality Is High? (VIDEO)

September 20, 2011 5:56 a.m.

Bill O’Reilly isn’t buying President Obama’s push for the wealthiest Americans to pay their “fair share.” In fact, “it’s really starting to annoy” him.

“I just think the whole thing is bogus,” O’Reilly said on his show Monday. And worse, Democrats just want to “take from people who have,” he said. “They believe that’s moral and that’s right.”Fox News analyst Brit Hume agrees, saying that Democrats want to close the income inequality gap in order to create a more “just society.”

“Sometimes it can appear that the Democrats — some Democrats — would rather have everyone equally poor than unequally rich,” Hume said. “That’s obviously an exageration on my part, but you do that get that sense because of their obsession with this question of inequality. If (income) inequality is at a very much higher level, who cares?”

Watch the video, via MediaMatters:

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