Jesse Watters: Republicans Now Have ‘Get Out of Jail Free Cards’ Because of Racism From Virginia Dems


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Fox News host Jesse Watters said Republicans now have “get out of jail free cards” for their own scandals because of the blackface and sexual assault scandals currently embroiling Democratic politicians in Virginia. As The Five discussed the scandals rocking top Democratic officials in Virginia’s government — Gov. Ralph Northam and Attorney General Mark Herring‘s blackface scandals, as well as the two sexual assault allegations against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax — Watters argued the controversy is a misstep for the blue party. “Here’s what the Democrats have done though, they have given the biggest political gift to Republicans,” Watters said. “They have doubled-down on a double blackface scandal and a double sexual assault allegation scandal.” “So now any time anything happens, Republicans get two get out of jail free cards, and any Republican commentator gets two talking points,” Watters said. “Wow, so this was all about you?” Juan Williams asked. “Usually it is,” Watters joked. “But in all seriousness, you guys are killing yourselves with this thing.” Top Democratic leaders called on Northam to resign in the wake of his blackface scandal, but the governor appears intent on remaining in office. Virginia Democrats, meanwhile, called on Fairfax to resign after a second woman accused him of sexual assault. Watch above, via Fox News.

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