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Posts Tagged ‘Eric Bolling’

US Vets Sound Off on Fox News Anchors for ‘Boobs on the Ground’ Remark

bollingLast week, Fox News tore into President Obama for what they called a “latte salute,” the fact that the President was holding a coffee cup as he saluted troops while deplaning from Marine One. “Show the respect; salute these guys,” said Eric Bolling, incensed over what he called an “arrogant” display. (Wonder how he felt about this.)

But shortly after that, on the same show in fact, when the network was reporting on the UAE’s first female fighter pilot, Major Mariam al-Mansouri, going into battle against ISIS, he said, “Would that be considered boobs on the ground or no?” His colleague Greg Gutfeld continued, “Problem is, after she bombed it she couldn’t park it.”

Jon Stewart went Kanye cray on them, and rightfully so. (Greta Van Susteren also criticized her colleagues.) And in this case Bolling did say sorry for his sexist remark, though he did it in the most sexist manner possible: “I got home and got the look so I apologized to my wife and I apologize to you.” Nagging ladies, even the one I’m married to, don’t get jokes! So much word vomit from this guy.

But actually, the troops — both men and women — weren’t too happy about Bolling’s offensive comment either. And they wrote an open letter to express their disapproval.

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The Muppets Respond to Fox Business News

Fox Business News host Eric Bolling criticized the new Muppets movie last month during an interview on his program Follow the Money, saying the latest movie to star the celebrity puppets leaned to the left.

“I’ll put it out there: Is liberal Hollywood using class warfare to kind of brainwash our kids?” he asked. His guest Dan Gainor from the Media Research Center answered this question in the affirmative and followed up that ridiculous inquiry with this boneheaded response: “I mean, this is a Muppet movie for goodness sake. The only thing that should be green up on that screen is Kermit the Frog.” More enlightenment from these two here.

Because The Muppets are awesome, they responded to the charges during a presser for the U.K. premiere of the film. If you still have any doubt that Miss Piggy rocks, check out her response to questions about the phone hacking scandal and the Christian Louboutins she wore on Project Runway All Stars a couple of weeks back.

[via Mediaite]

Dana Perino on Robert Gibbs’ Palin Joke: ‘I Wouldn’t Have Done It’

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Former White House Press Secretary, and current Burston-Marsteller consultant Dana Perino was on Fox News today to talk national security. Towards the end of the segment host Eric Bolling asked her about White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbsmocking of Sarah Palin at yesterday’s press briefing for writing down talking points on her hand.

“It’s a little bit over the top…I wouldn’t have done it,” said Perino.