Crooks and Liars - Fox Guest Argues That African Americans Are Treated Better Than Whites By Police
Fox News interviews another person from the wingnut parallel universe. News Hound Ellen exposes the stupidity.
On The O’Reilly Factor, host Eric Bolling and guest Horace Cooper didn’t just deny that the killing of Walter Scott is part of a pattern of police shootings of black men, they actually argued that African Americans are “favored” when they have encounters with the police.
Substitute host Bolling sneered at the beginning of the segment that “the far left” is using Scott’s death “as evidence that police killings of black men are a systemic problem in America.” Bolling falsely claimed, “Police killings of African Americans are down 70% over the last 50 years, so why perpetrate these claims?”
But as Bolling should know, there are no hard statistics on the number of police killings in the past 50 years. However, we do know that blacks make up a disproportionate number of those whom we know are killed by the police. So why did Bolling perpetrate such a claim?