‘I Think She Is an Idiot’: Fox’s Beckel Clashes With Co-Hosts Over ‘Irrelevant’ Ann Coulter

‘I Think She Is an Idiot’: Fox’s Beckel Clashes With Co-Hosts Over ‘Irrelevant’ Ann Coulter


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‘I Think She Is an Idiot’: Fox’s Beckel Clashes With Co-Hosts Over ‘Irrelevant’ Ann Coulter
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Posted on 04/26/2017 7:52:31 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27

Days after the University of California – Berkeley first announced that they were canceling a speech by conservative provocateur Ann Coulter, along with Coulter rejecting their offer of a new date and planning to show up as originally scheduled, the issue is still a big topic on cable news.

On this evening’s broadcast of Fox News’ The Five, the four conservative co-hosts ended up taking turns tearing into the college, students, liberals, and the Democratic Party for blocking Coulter’s free speech. Greg Gutfeld, for example, decried it as “sharia law for snowflakes.”

Eventually, the one panelist who is supposed to represent the left — Bob Beckel — weighed in, and he ended up clashing with his fellow co-hosts over Coulter herself. After first chastising the others for blaming Democrats for these issues over conservative campus speakers, claiming anarchists are largely responsible for the protests — and calling Howard Dean an anarchist himself — Beckel then said he was for Coulter’s right to free speech.

“The reason I am for Ann Coulter speaking is because she has a right to speak and every time she opens her mouth, it drives away more people,” Beckel stated. “She is becoming more and more irrelevant.”

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KEYWORDS: ann; beckel; bob; coulter


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To: ChicagoConservative27

1984 called Bob. You’re still a loser.


To: ChicagoConservative27

Bob needs to go back to rehab

3 posted on 04/26/2017 7:54:13 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)

To: ChicagoConservative27

Bob used geometric logic the come up with that opinion.

4 posted on 04/26/2017 7:55:50 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (Ignorance is reparable, stupid is forever)

To: ChicagoConservative27

Bob “pay a hooker with a check” Beckel? That Bob Beckel??

5 posted on 04/26/2017 7:55:55 AM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR)

To: ChicagoConservative27

Such intellectual prowess………………

6 posted on 04/26/2017 7:56:40 AM PDT by Red Badger (Profanity is the sound of an ignorant mind trying to express itself………….)

To: ChicagoConservative27

Heave ho, fat Bob has gotta go! …

7 posted on 04/26/2017 7:57:23 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Taglines now subject to management approval)

To: ChicagoConservative27

If Ann Coulter is such an idiot why the intense effort to keep her out of Berserkley? What are they afraid of? If she’s such a buffoon let her talk and let anyone with intellectual honestly decide. As I said in another post, there’s 2 types of fascists, fascists and anti-fascists.

8 posted on 04/26/2017 7:57:48 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (Islamophobic? NO! IslamABHORic)

To: ChicagoConservative27

every time she opens her mouth, it drives away more people,”

Well, there ya have it. Problem solved. Let her speak.

9 posted on 04/26/2017 7:57:55 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn’t for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all — Texas Eagle)

To: ChicagoConservative27

I stopped watching The 5 because of him. He is one of the most dislikable human beings this side of Hillary! At least Juan Williams is likable and you can tell he’s a decent person. This guy is not even a competent representative of the Left as he doesn’t even do his homework as he’s often factually wrong on so many things he says! Which is fine with me. I want Leftists to show their incompetence. Which brings me back to the dislikability factor. I can’t get past that. I tried fast forwarding his parts. I just frankly decided I’d rather not even see him.


To: ChicagoConservative27

I deleted FoxNews from my TV remote. Can catch Hannity on satellite. And honestly with Dana Perino, Beckel, Juan Williams, Shep Smith, Chris Wallace, Krauthammer and Geraldo I can just watch MSNBC because it’s more entertaining.


To: ChicagoConservative27

That’s OK Bob we know for sure you’re one

12 posted on 04/26/2017 7:59:55 AM PDT by clamper1797 (We are getting close to the last “box”)

To: ChicagoConservative27

TOP FIVE REASONS “THE FIVE” IS UNWATCHABLE

  1. Bob Beckel

  2. Bob Beckel

  3. Bob Beckel

  4. Bob Beckel

  5. Bob Beckel


To: ChicagoConservative27

Well, he is an expert on the subject.

14 posted on 04/26/2017 8:00:07 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 (“A crack shot and a good dancer”)

To: ChicagoConservative27

He was with hookers, still on Fox.
O’Reilly allegedly said “hot chocolate” REMOVED.

15 posted on 04/26/2017 8:00:20 AM PDT by proust (Trump / Pence 2016!)

To: winner3000

He totally bombed on their first prime time airing. Couldn’t keep up. He’s definitely not helping the left which is a good thing!

16 posted on 04/26/2017 8:00:23 AM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)

To: winner3000

“Beckel stated. “She is becoming more and more irrelevant.”….

So what, if anything makes his opinion relevant?

17 posted on 04/26/2017 8:02:02 AM PDT by DaveA37

To: ChicagoConservative27

She was hyping Romney hard back in the 2012 primaries, someone needs to ask her about that before I’d disagree with Beckel.


To: slimjim12

I have dumped them all. The Five used to be a really good news place for watching, but no more. I delete almost everything they do since the libs have taken over.

19 posted on 04/26/2017 8:03:37 AM PDT by cousair

To: ChicagoConservative27

I Think She Is an Idiot

Can liberals do anything but name call?

20 posted on 04/26/2017 8:04:36 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)

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