Fox Reporter Suspended After "Insensitive" Comments About Eric Garner’s Death

Outrage ensued after a Fox reporter allegedly wrote an insensitive comment regarding the choke hold death of Eric Gardner. Erika Reidt is a freelance reporter for Fox Deportes. According to BuzzFeed News, Reidt commented on an Instagram picture of Kobe Bryant wearing a shirt with the words “I Can’t Breathe” written on the front. ” I can’t breathe” are the last words Eric Garner said after being put in a choke hold that ultimately claimed his life. The phrase has become popular among those protesting police brutality. Reidt apparently was not a fan of the phrase, and she expressed that by writing,

“I’m gonna start wearing a shirt that says ‘I can breathe because I obey the law,’”

Needless to say, backlash occurred immediately. People were enraged by what she said. Her Twitter and Instagram accounts were flooded with angry comments. One person tweeted, “Hey @FOXDeportes, curious if you were aware your correspondent @ErikaReidt uses social media to victim blame.” Another user said on Instagram “What a stupid comment, I hope you lose your job.”

The Fox reporter went straight into damage control mode saying, “I want to clarify in regards to the comment about Eric Garner, my account was hacked & apparently that comment was posted without my consent.”
The public wasn’t falling for the ” I’ve been hacked ” excuse, citing that after the initial comment was posted, she thanked someone for defending it. A comment that she claimed was posted by a hacker.

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You thought they were unbiased, but they FAKED OUT EVERYBODY!

What this reporter said or did is no different that Samuel L. Jackson singing a hate filled song to kill people or Obama/holder rallying racial hatred between White and black (lower case b is intended).

FOX is on notice; I will not watch them except for the "All stars:  last 15 minutes at 6:45pm. Other than that I am a goner!

I don't care what she said, she has the right to say anything she want's. The last time I looked this was still a free country.Am I wrong?

She is right. Suspending her is disgraceful. All these demonstrations, including "what do we want? Dead Cops!!, When do we want it??, Now" .  The public black personality is already pitiful, with no real work being done to improve it. "THE BLACK COMMUNITY", sooner, or later has got to take responsibllity for the many FATHERLESS black children, that are the root cause for lawlessness, crime, murders,  thefts. It is far easier though to blame whitey, and create more divisiveness, as done by Obama recently. 

That wasn't a choke hold.  One cannot breath if choked, which means that one cannot speak. Besides, it was used to pull Garner to the ground where he could be cuffed.  Garner knew exactlly what he was doing by waving his arms around to not be cuffed.  He already had something like 30 prior arrests?  What he didn't expect was having a heart attack which killed him. I suppose that the bleeding hearts could say that the police could have done it differently?  Lets see....the police could have tried sweet talking him to allow himself to be cuffed.  The police could have simply turned their backs and walked off.  The police could have called in a professional negotiator to discuss the situation with Garner.  The police could have tased Garner, but then he would still have had his heart attack and the police would have "killed" him.  Garner died because he resisted.  Garner created this situation, was predisposed to having a heart attack, and he is the only one to blame for the situation.  Interesting how the minorities who the police deal with take absolutely no responsibility for their law breaking which results in situations like this one.

Hey Fox News/Fox Deportes:  You guys really have the BA--S to go after this reporter!  Why can't you do as much for all the CRAP and LIES of Obama and his henchmen?  In their lies and crap that they have stated numerous times, you give them a pass!  WHY?

She was only putting forth for the truth--but, tut, tut, tut, we can't have that can we?  I am so sick of this political correctness-even at the expense of telling the truth.  As someone pointed out, if you can say "you can't breath" you obviously can.  I wish she hadn't backed down.

What did she say that is insensitive?

FOX is moving left of center.

truth is all she said.


We still have freedom of speech the last time I checked! There are a lot of things I don't like to hear... one of them is cursing by a woman or a man. I had a teacher that said, all it does is show your ignorance!

I like the t-shirt phrase.  I am going to have one made.  It is time for these idiots to realize they are

not above the law because Obama and Holder are in charge.





Rush Limbaugh Explains How Robert Mueller
Will Attempt To Financially Destroy President Trump

 Special Counsel Robert Mueller has crossed President Trump’s “red line” after issuing a subpoena for documents related to the Trump Organization’s business dealings with Russia.

New York Times reports:

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, according to two people briefed on the matter. The order is the first known time that the special counsel demanded documents directly related to President Trump’s businesses, bringing the investigation closer to the president. […] The Trump Organization has said that it never had real estate holdings in Russia, but witnesses recently interviewed by Mr. Mueller have been asked about a possible real estate deal in Moscow. In 2015, a longtime business associate of Mr. Trump’s emailed Mr. Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen at his Trump Organization account claiming he had ties to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and said that building a Trump Tower in Moscow would help Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign.

Radio host Rush Limbaugh theorized on his program Friday that one of Mueller’s true objectives is to financially destroy President Trump.

Partial transcript via Breitbart News:

And these requests, the subpoena for documents from the Trump Organization, I ask you again, what has that to do with the campaign and with collusion and with the Russians? They’ve already been looking into Trump business in Russia with the Miss, what is it, USA, whatever his pageant is.

Do you all remember during the early days of the campaign there was news that Trump, in a tax return something like 20 years ago, took a $900 million deduction that was granted and survived an audit by the IRS? Now, I forget the details. It had to do with losses that he had incurred in that year in building things. It was around 900 or $920 million deduction. I’ll never forget when it was reported because most people will never come close to ever having that in a lifetime, and to have a guy personally write that much off?

Anyway, I think Mueller wants that $920 million back. I think Mueller wants to prove that that was a faulty deduction. I think that they want to go back, they want to get Trump’s tax returns because they want to nullify that $900 million deduction, and then they want to collect 20 years of interest and penalties and wipe Trump out.

In the meantime, President Trump’s lawyers are in the process of negotiating with special counsel Robert Mueller to bring the Russia probe to an end, reports Rebecca Ballhaus and Peter Nicholas of the Wall Street Journal.

Mueller’s tentacles continue to reach further and further.

CNN reported that investigators are attempting to determine whether former Blackwater chief Erik Prince misled the  House Intelligence Committee about a meeting he had in Seychelles in January of 2017.

Prince is accused of using the meeting as an opportunity to establish a secret back channel with Russia.

Fox News’ Catherine Herridge spoke with one of President Trump’s personal lawyers about the new subpoena request by Special Counsel Mueller.

According to Herridge, Trump’s lawyer was unaware of the subpoena and said it may be a ‘wrap up’ subpoena or ‘clean up’ subpoena which may signal the end of the investigation.


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