Watch: Gary Johnson Defends Black Lives Matter to Skeptical Fox Hosts

BollingJohnsonLibertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson tried to convince a skeptical panel of Fox hosts to come around on his support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

“You said something the other day that kind of rocked my brain the other night,” The Five co-host Eric Bolling said. “You praised Black Lives Matter. And you also pushed back rather aggressively on the phrase All Lives Matter.”

“Not a pushback, but all lives do matter” Johnson said. “But when it comes to whites, guess what? We’re not being shot at the rate of six times blacks are being shot at.”

Bolling has been very critical of the Black Lives Matter movement. In July, he argued that BLM was “founded in a lie and rooted in evil and hate and death and racism.”

“Eric, look, what I hope I said was, I’ve had my head in the sand over this,” Johnson added.

Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.

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