In response to a viewer question (it was really more of a statement) accusing President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder of “race baiting,” conservative columnist George Will told a Fox News Sunday panel that liberals had acquired a form of Tourette’s syndrome that caused them to shout “racist” or “racism” in response to any argument.
“There is a kind of intellectual poverty now,” Will said. “Liberalism hasn’t had a new idea since the 1960s except Obamacare, and the country doesn’t like it…So what do you do? You say anyone who criticizes us is a racist.”
“It’s become a joke among young people,” Will continued. “You go to a campus where this kind of political correctness reins, and some young person will say, ‘Looks like it’s going to rain.’ The person looks at them and says, ‘You’re a racist.’ I mean, it’s so inappropriate. The constant implication of this is I think it is becoming a national mirth.”
Bob Woodward then attempted to answer the sorta-question by saying that Obama doesn’t actually do any of that.
Watch the clip below, via Fox News:
[h/t Crooks and Liars]
[Image via screengrab]
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