Ari Melber Slams Sean Hannity for His No Snitching Talk: It’s a ‘Hypocritical, Obvious Change of Heart’
On Thursday, MSNBC’s Ari Melber ripped Fox News host Sean Hannity for his “hypocritical change of heart” after he advised his audience to not snitch or talk to the FBI.
Speaking on his radio show, Hannity said this:
“If you’re like me, and you were – grew up to revere an FBI agent, and the FBI comes to your house, and maybe some crime took place in the neighborhood, and maybe you have a little bit of information, but you don’t quite fully recall everything, but you’re pretty sure you do – the advice I have to give you now is, ‘Don’t talk to the FBI.’ How awful is that?”
After playing that clip, Melber reminded his viewers that in the past, Hannity has actually been quite critical of “no snitching” talk at least when the snitching did not hit so close to home.
“Wow!” Melber said, pointing out the clips was showing a Hannity very much against no snitching talk in urban communities.
He then asked his guest, politics editor Dr. Jason Johnson, “What do you make of this drastic, public, hypocritical, obvious change of heart?”
Johnson then replied, “One of the main reasons Sean Hannity thinks he can do this is because he’s a rich white guy.”
Johnson then added: “If Sean Hannity wasn’t knee deep in the muck and in the swamp he has railed against as much as he happens to be, he’d keep his mouth quiet right now. But he’s not going to because just as dirty and guilty as the people he’s trying to defend.”
Watch above, via MSNBC
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