"I'm almost impressed that they have all come up with this," the MSNBC anchor said, singling out Jesse Watters' comments as particularly awful.
Hey Faux Noise,... Reid vehemently disagreed.
“The idea that Black people, simply because he was arrested, are going to gravitate toward him … it’s almost so creatively racist that I’m almost impressed that they have all come up with this, and on Fox, this is their new talking point,” she told civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton.
“They think Black people like criminals, and that’s what they think of Black folk,” Reid continued.
“Well, it is part of the criminalization of Blacks,” Sharpton replied. “They see all Blacks as criminals, and they feel that we all will in a knee-jerk way go with criminals. No, we go with those that we feel are falsely being criminalized and tried and cannot defend themselves.”
Joy Reid says she is almost "impressed" by Fox News' racism