On The Five Tuesday night, Fox’s Jesse Watters posited that a well-timed terrorist attack just before the election would make Trump’s “extreme vetting” proposal more attractive to young voters.
“If there’s one more terror attack, maybe in October, this is gonna make Trump’s plan look a lot more appealing,” Watters said.
Co-host Juan Williams retorted, “Oh my god, what wishful thinking. Anti-American! That’s unbelievable!”
“Why would you say that that’s what I’m thinking? How dare you?”
“Well, why? What did you say?”
“How dare you?” Watters repeated, claiming that he had been engaging in a bit of “political analysis.”
“Oh that’s what it was. I see,” Williams said. “I thought it was desperation.”
“No, I know about October surprises,” Watters offered.
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Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.
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