Jess and Jamal discuss recent racist and Islamophobic comments by two of Fox News’ most prominent opinion hosts — Jeanine Pirro and Tucker Carlson.
Jeanine Pirro — an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump who has become a fundraiser in Pennsylvania and elsewhere for Republicans — questioned whether a hijab worn by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar signaled her support of Sharia law. Watch her comments here.
Tucker Carlson in a recording released by Media Matters describes Iraqis as “semiliterate primitive monkeys.” In a separate instance, he criticizes Iraqis for having a “culture where people just don’t use toilet paper or forks.”
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