‘The View’ Unloads on Peter King for ‘If You Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Talk’ Remark

‘Yes, he was overweight, Mr. King. He could have lived if he was just standing there, Peter King’

Whoopi and Rosie Unload on Peter King for ‘If You Can’t Breathe, You Can’t Talk’ Comment (Mediaite)

On Thursday’s episode of The View, the gals all reacted with sorrow about the Staten Island grand jury decision not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the infamous chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Perhaps the strongest reaction of all came fromWhoopi Goldberg, who tore into Rep. Peter King(R-NY) for his repeated insistence that the NYPD’s use of force was appropriate, and that Garner died because he was “obese.” For more on that, seehere and here.

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