Van Susteren: Bolling, Gutfeld Said Stupid Things but They’re Not Sexist

Greta Van Susteren wasn’t happy yesterday with Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld for their off-color remarks about a female UAE pilot. Van Susteren reacted to their apologies today, and still scolded them, but defended both men from cries of sexism.

On her Gretawire blog, Van Susteren writes, “Of course it was stupid and boorish what my FNC colleagues Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld said.” She believes their apologies were sincere, and takes issue with people decrying them as sexists for those comments.

She explains, “These two men are not sexist. What they said was sexist, but they are not sexist… If Gutfeld and Bolling were sexists, the company gossip would have identified them so a long time ago. Neither has that reputation. They are both well liked in the company. I like them. We don’t always agree, but I like them.”

Van Susteren also doesn’t want people dragging this out forever, being used as a cudgel by Fox News “haters” to keep going after the network. She tells everyone, even Fox News lovers, to just let it go and move on.

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