Someone on Fox News lied, which really only means it's a day ending in "y," but the substance of the lie is just further evidence of the deranged lengths to which conservatives will go in order to attack President Obama. On Thursday's edition of The Five, right before Andrea Tantaros said something even bat-shittier, co-host Eric Bolling told his audience that President Obama "was at a fundraiser last night," and said, of the kidnapped Nigerian girls, "I wish I had something I could do, I wish I could just do something." Here at The Daily Banter, we've already come up with a word for people whose first thought is to use those kidnapped girls as a political cudgel, and it applies here as well.
"He was quickly corrected by Dana Perino, and as these tragic souls are wont to do, laughed it off with a 'my bad,' then brought it up again the next day to laugh about it some more. Laugh to keep from crying, that is.
Eric Bolling won't be the last asshole fired for sexual misconduct at Fox News -- he's just another symptom of a disease that goes to the core of what the company really is, and always has been.
Eric Bolling and Dana Perino wheeled out their annual attack on Americans who allegedly don't pay taxes...