Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld Mocks Scarborough for Trump Criticism: ‘You Helped Elect Him’


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On Fox News’ The Five today, Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld swiped at MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough for criticizing President Donald Trump when he “helped elect him.” The hosts took up the issue of Trump’s “executive time” after yet another leak of the president’s private schedules. This morning Trump defended himself on Twitter: The Five showed Scarborough’s reaction to the tweet, expressing bewilderment at just how much time the President of the United States spends watching TV and tweeting, “staring at TV sets like an old man that is in a retirement home instead of a President of the United States.” Gutfeld added, “And you helped elect him.” Scarborough has been very critical of Trump during his presidency (and Trump has bashed him and Morning Joe co-host Mika Continue reading "Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld Mocks Scarborough for Trump Criticism: ‘You Helped Elect Him’"

The Five Hosts Urge ‘Due Process’ in Allegations Against Justin Fairfax: ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty’


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Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Virginia was accused of sexual assault by a second woman on Friday, just before Fox News show The Five went live. A woman went on record Friday to claim that Fairfax raped her in 2000 when they were students at Duke University, an allegation that throws the leadership of Virginia into even more turmoil as Governor Ralph Northam faces a blackface scandal. As Fox News’ Dana Perino noted on air that former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe was calling for Fairfax’s “immediate resignation,” co-host Juan Williams asked, “How do you navigate these very tricky waters?” “You don’t want to be unfair to Fairfax in the way that we haven’t wanted to be unfair, at least on the Republican side, to Kavanaugh,” Williams said. “Without due process, there is no process,” Greg Gutfeld agreed. “It doesn’t matter what side anybody’s on, we’re all on the Continue reading "The Five Hosts Urge ‘Due Process’ in Allegations Against Justin Fairfax: ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty’"

Dana Perino Addresses Her Horrifying Queso as Greg Gutfeld Mercilessly Mocks It: ‘You Spray-Painted the Mona Lisa’


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For the Super Bowl, Fox News’ Dana Perino made some queso and, well… yeah, no. Nope. Absolutely not. Perino owned up during today’s The Daily Briefing, and she even brought on her Five co-host Greg Gutfeld to mercilessly roast her over this “horrific devil stew.” “That deserved to go viral, because it seems like it might be diseased,” he said. Perino showed off some of the tweets mocking her queso and Gutfeld bluntly said, “You actually took something very simple and destroyed it. It’s like you spray-painted the Mona Lisa.” The Fox News host explained she got the recipe online from Chili’s, and after the segment aired, Chili’s actually responded:

The Five Hosts Mock Dan Bongino For Demanding Savannah Guthrie ‘Resign in Disgrace’


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Dan Bongino got a little too excited with his punditry as guest host of The Five on Thursday, railing against NBC News host Savannah Guthrie for her interviews with the parties involved in the Covington Catholic story. After The Five aired clips of Guthrie’s questions, on the Today show, for both Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann and Native American elder Nathan Phillips, the always-shouty Bongino went off. “Savannah’s interview was a complete disgrace to humankind,” Bongino, a former NRATV host, declared confidently. He then focused on Guthrie’s question for Sandmann about his MAGA hat: “Savannah Guthrie should resign in disgrace after asking such a stupid question.” “Did you watch the whole interview?” asked co-host Marie Harf. Later in the segment, Bongino’s performative excitement faced some mockery from the regular hosts of The Five. “I also think that Savannah tried to be delicate in both interviews and I Continue reading "The Five Hosts Mock Dan Bongino For Demanding Savannah Guthrie ‘Resign in Disgrace’"

Fox News Host Greg Gutfeld: ‘It Doesn’t Matter’ If BuzzFeed Report on Trump is True


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Fox News pundit Greg Gutfeld said “it doesn’t matter” if a report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress — a potential felony — is true, because his critics just want “one thing to stick” to the president. BuzzFeed News dropped a bombshell story Thursday night that reported Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about plans to build a Trump tower in Moscow. Cohen has plead guilty to lying under oath about the deal. If the BuzzFeed News report is true, it would prove that Trump directed Cohen to commit a felony — which could be an impeachable offense. “It doesn’t matter if the story is true or not,” Gutfeld said on The Five. “Because it was originally about collusion and it’s not even about that anymore.” Gutfeld added the current reporting on Trump is an effort “to get one thing Continue reading "Fox News Host Greg Gutfeld: ‘It Doesn’t Matter’ If BuzzFeed Report on Trump is True"

Fox News’ The Five Blasts Romney: ‘You’re Becoming a Scold Now!’


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The hosts of Fox News’ The Five opened Wednesday’s show going on a tear against Mitt Romney for his op-ed denouncing President Donald Trump‘s lack of character. Greg Gutfeld pointed out how Romney’s now getting plaudits from the media that attacked in him 2012––the “strange new respect that’s gone by tomorrow.” Jesse Watters recalled the old line about Romney being a flip-flopper before saying, “We get it, Mitt. You have great character. You drink milk. You don’t curse. It’s clear, you’re a Mormon. You go to church every Sunday. You’re perfect. We get that. You’re becoming a scold now, though, a little bit, and it’s turning people off.” Watters added that Romney missed opportunities by not fighting back more against Barack Obama during the 2012 race. Dan Bongino, meanwhile, said he’s “pretty pissed about this,” calling Romney a “clown” and “the biggest fraud in politics.” Continue reading "Fox News’ The Five Blasts Romney: ‘You’re Becoming a Scold Now!’"

Greg Gutfeld Defends Trump Getting Policy Cues From Fox News: We Have ‘Finger on the Pulse of America’


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Greg Gutfeld offered a defense of President Donald Trump making policy based on the advice he hears from Fox News and conservative talk radio, claiming such outlets have their “finger on the pulse of America.” On The Five Juan Williams criticized Trump for taking cues from talk radio over the shutdown showdown. The president pulled a 180 on wall funding this week after Fox News, Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh loudly protested the short-term funding bill that did not include money for the wall. “It seems like Donald Trump hears something on Fox News or hears something on talk radio, and that influences his opinion,” Gutfeld said. “You can argue in a way, what he does — and I believe this as somebody who sits here and tries to think about the audience — that what he’s getting a signal from, is what do Americans want.” “And he Continue reading "Greg Gutfeld Defends Trump Getting Policy Cues From Fox News: We Have ‘Finger on the Pulse of America’"

Fox News Reporter Shuts Down Greg Gutfeld For Saying Mattis Quit Because He’s Tired: ‘He Has Been in War’


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In a stunning announcement on Thursday evening, President Donald Trump said Defense Secretary James Mattis will be retiring in February. Fox News reported that the shock move came after Trump announced the U.S. would be withdrawing troops from Syria, against the wishes of Mattis, the Pentagon and the State Department. Greg Gutfeld, opining on Fox News show The Five, had a theory on the firing that had little to do with the gaping disagreements between Mattis and Trump. “I think a lot of this has to do with Trump’s work style,” Gutfeld explained. “Trump is extremely exhausting, right? Two years working for Trump is probably eight years for normal people. I’ve worked in a company, and I know that there are certain types of boss styles that are jarring.” “This is a guy that was retired, that came back in and in two years achieved quite a Continue reading "Fox News Reporter Shuts Down Greg Gutfeld For Saying Mattis Quit Because He’s Tired: ‘He Has Been in War’"

Fox News’ The Five Knocks Acosta in Segment on CNN Lawsuit: They May Have a Point, But Hard to Sympathize With Him


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Fox News’ The Five tackled the CNN lawsuit against the White House this afternoon, and while some of the hosts said the network may have a point, the co-hosts were largely critical of Jim Acosta and his conduct. Greg Gutfeld in particular said, “They might have a point, even though he still has a daily pass he can apply for every day… The problem is you don’t care if they have a point because he’s so unlikable.” He likened Acosta to “the student in class that disrupts the class so nobody else can learn,” while Trump is “the teacher that just grounded him.” “You want to be sympathetic to Acosta but you can’t,” Gutfeld said, “because all he does it make it about himself.” Kennedy said other journalists in the room get annoyed when Acosta “sucks all of the oxygen out of the room,” while Jesse Watters Continue reading "Fox News’ The Five Knocks Acosta in Segment on CNN Lawsuit: They May Have a Point, But Hard to Sympathize With Him"

John Kerry Wishes ‘Complete Fool’ Greg Gutfeld a Happy Veterans Day


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John Kerry may have once been the country’s top diplomat, but the gloves are off on Twitter. The former secretary of state delivered a sharp rebuke of Fox Newser Greg Gutfeld Sunday, calling him a “complete fool” after Gutfeld lashed out at him with a personal insult. It all started when Kerry commented on President Donald Trump‘s decision to skip a visit to a World War I cemetery near Paris on Saturday because of rainy weather. “President @realDonaldTrump a no-show because of raindrops?” Kerry tweeted. “Those veterans the president didn’t bother to honor fought in the rain, in the mud, in the snow – & many died in trenches for the cause of freedom. Rain didn’t stop them & it shouldn’t have stopped an American president.”

Fox News’ The Five Criticizes Jim Acosta Over Trump Presser: ‘Hostile to the President’


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Fox News’ The Five criticized CNN’s Jim Acosta for his confrontation with President Donald Trump at today’s fiery press conference. Dana Perino, who faced off with reporters as Bush White House press secretary, said she felt bad for the young woman who tried to take the microphone from Acosta. Jesse Watters said it’s different from normal reporter confrontations because Acosta was “refusing to let the president move on, refusing to hand over the microphone.” “He’s arguing with the president. He’s hostile to the president,” he continued. “This is not a question about a Watergate-era scandal, the future of the republic, war and peace. This is about how he’s characterizing the caravan. It’s a difference of opinion.” Martha MacCallum, meanwhile, remarked that it seemed like some members of the the press felt “emboldened in their rudeness,” even adding, “There were moments in there today that I actually Continue reading "Fox News’ The Five Criticizes Jim Acosta Over Trump Presser: ‘Hostile to the President’"

Fox’s Greg Gutfeld Insists Willie Horton Ad Wasn’t Racist: It Was ‘About Crime and Safety, Not Race’


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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld insisted the infamous Willie Horton ads, created to support George H.W. Bush‘s 1988 presidential campaign, were not racist on The Five Thursday. Gutfeld made the claim in a spat with co-host Juan Williams, who decried President Donald Trump‘s attempt to match the 1988 campaign ad’s ugliness with his own version — warning of a violent Central American invasion — tweeted out on Wednesday night. Willie Horton was a convicted murderer who, while allowed out of prison temporarily as part of Massachusetts’s weekend furlough program, raped a white woman. The Willie Horton ads were used to criticize Bush’s opponent Michael Dukakis for supporting the furlough program. The ad, while devastating for Dukakis’s campaign, has always been decried for its racist dog-whistles. Lee Atwater, Bush’s cutthroat campaign manager, eventually apologized for the ad before his death. Hell, even Roger Stone, who Continue reading "Fox’s Greg Gutfeld Insists Willie Horton Ad Wasn’t Racist: It Was ‘About Crime and Safety, Not Race’"

Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld Defends Eric Holder: ‘I Don’t Believe He Was Inciting Violence’


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Following his comments that Democrats need to “kick” when their opponents “go low,” former Attorney General Eric Holder received some perhaps unexpected support from the other side of the aisle on Fox News. During Thursday night’s broadcast of The Five, host Greg Gutfeld pushed back on the idea that Holder was instructing his fellow party members to get physical. That was just after President Donald Trump told the network the remarks were “disgusting” and “dangerous” earlier in the day. “I don’t believe he was inciting violence,” Gutfeld said. “He was basically saying you have to fight harder. Having said that, accusations of incivility don’t bug me at all. I think incivility is actually pretty good because it reduces the chance for violence. If you’re uncivil with each other, it might mean you might not punch.” On Wednesday, footage began circulating online of Holder at a Georgia Democratic campaign Continue reading "Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld Defends Eric Holder: ‘I Don’t Believe He Was Inciting Violence’"

Greg Gutfeld: Dem Rhetoric is Leading Supporters to a Waterloo, ‘The Side That Can Defend Itself Always Wins’


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On Monday, Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld went on a puzzling tangent while suggesting that Democrats are taking their supporters towards a “Waterloo” moment. The remarks were made during a portion of The Five in which the panel talked about last week’s incident on the New York City Subway where Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade was hounded and accosted by two political comedians. Gutfeld condemned what he deems to be the escalating political antics from the left, saying their tactics will eventually lead to a bloodbath.
“They encouraged subway riders to harass Kilmeade. It got almost to an unsettling violent point where they were instilling a mob to crucify him. That’s what they were yelling. I guess Netflix is the role of Pontius Pilate because they enable this sort of thing. Democrats need to take the leadership role and tamp down the rhetoric. The Dems are going to lead their Continue reading "Greg Gutfeld: Dem Rhetoric is Leading Supporters to a Waterloo, ‘The Side That Can Defend Itself Always Wins’"

Greg Gutfeld Rips Anti-Kavanaugh ‘Mob’: Like Jesus, They’re Trying to ‘Crucify Someone Once Again’


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As tensions flare over the potential confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld likened the SCOTUS nominee’s opposition to the crucifixion of Christ. Turning Thursday’s broadcast of The Five into a politically-tinged Sunday school lesson, Gutfeld declared that while he’s an agnostic, he’s learned enough from his time in the Catholic church to know “that crucifixion was an important event because it was designed to establish a wall between justice and mob rule.” “Christ died so that the mob wouldn’t survive,” Gutfeld continued. “He got there. He died for everybody’s sins.” “What the Democrats have tried to do is tear down the wall between justice and mob rule,” he added. “They decided to crucify someone once again. That’s what’s wrong.” Watch the clip above, via Fox News. [Image via screengrab]

Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld: Cory Booker Would Be a Great Fascist, Stasi Agent


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Ding ding ding, we have a fascism comparison! This one courtesy of Fox News host Greg Gutfeld, who compared Sen. Cory Booker to a Stasi agent, East Germany’s feared intelligence service, for his comments on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Speaking of Kavanaugh’s temperament on Tuesday, Booker asked: “Ultimately, not whether he’s innocent or guilty — this is not a trial — but ultimately, have enough questions been raised that we should not move on to another candidate?” Gutfeld reacted on The Five Wednesday: “He has basically said we will ruin a man and accept the collateral damage of his family, his family’s torture, because the cause is bigger than any individual.” “He would be a great Stasi agent,” Gutfeld said of the New Jersey Democrat. “Cory would be a great fascist… He would have been great in East Germany. Booker — he missed his boat.” Continue reading "Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld: Cory Booker Would Be a Great Fascist, Stasi Agent"

Fox News’ The Five Clashes Over Trump Going After Christine Ford: ‘That Was Not Mocking’


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The hosts of Fox News’ The Five clashed over whether President Donald Trump was mocking Christine Blasey Ford last night at his rally. Trump mockingly commented on her testimony, saying, “I had one beer!… How did you get home? I don’t remember. How did you get there? I don’t remember. Where is the place? I don’t remember. How many years ago was it? I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know!” Greg Gutfeld said Trump wasn’t mocking her:
“The media is saying that Trump’s comments about Ford were a mockery or an attack are the same media who thought Matt Damon’s ridicule of Kavanaugh was sparkling and brilliant and daring. And yet they find that Trump said something yesterday and they called it mockery or an attack when all he did was point out a discrepancy. What Trump did, if that was an attack to you, Continue reading "Fox News’ The Five Clashes Over Trump Going After Christine Ford: ‘That Was Not Mocking’"

Greg Gutfeld Defends Kanye West: He’s Not ‘Trying to Bring Back Slavery’


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Greg Gutfeld defended Kanye West Monday — as the hip hop star has come under criticism for a pro-Donald Trump stage rant after Saturday Night Live went off the air this week, and subsequent tweet for his support altering the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery. Speaking on The Five, Gutfeld praised West for speaking in support of the president. “When someone sacrifices their street cred and offers themselves up for ridicule from the cool kids so others might not be targeted, that’s brave,” Gutfeld said. Later in the segment, Gutfeld was called out by Juan Williams — who blasted his colleague for supporting West in light of the widely panned 13th Amendment comment. “I can’t believe you would celebrate Kanye West who says stuff like we should abolish the 13th amendment,” Williams said, scolding his fellow Five host. “Now how demented is that?!” “It is Continue reading "Greg Gutfeld Defends Kanye West: He’s Not ‘Trying to Bring Back Slavery’"

Fox News’ The Five Slams NYT Over Corrected Nikki Haley Report: ‘Intentionally Misleading’


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The hosts of Fox News’ The Five criticized The New York Times for the report the paper ran on Nikki Haley that was seriously corrected today. The report was originally headlined “Nikki Haley’s View of New York is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701,” but it was changed and an editors’ note was added after many online rightly pointed out that this purchase was made during the Obama administration. Jesse Watters called the report an “unbelievable smear and mischaracterization,” and Dana Perino said it only furthers conservative problems with media bias. As an example, she said, “You’ve never seen a bad picture of President Obama. You can find plenty of bad pictures of Republicans.” Greg Gutfeld called the report “intentionally misleading” because the actual article did note the purchase was made during the Obama administration. He said “it’s pretty scummy what they did” and they only corrected it because they were Continue reading "Fox News’ The Five Slams NYT Over Corrected Nikki Haley Report: ‘Intentionally Misleading’"

The Five Rips ‘Egomaniac’ Scarborough: ‘Completely Lost Your Mind’


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The hosts of Fox News’ The Five blasted MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough today for his commentary about President Donald Trump on the anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. In his Washington Post piece today, Scarborough wrote, “For those of us still believing that Islamic extremists hate America because of the freedoms we guarantee to all people, the gravest threat Trump poses to our national security is the damage done daily to America’s image.” Scarborough sort of walked his comments back a little later: