Shepard Smith Loses it When Asked Legitimate Questions About Riots

‘We’re watching the pictures, we’re asking legitimate questions— a lot of our viewers are probably asking the same questions’

Shepard Smith Loses it When Asked Legitimate Questions About Riots (NewsBusters)

During live coverage of the Baltimore riots during the 5:00 p.m. ET hour on Monday, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith scolded and mocked hosts of The Five for daring to ask legitimate questions about the violence. Eric Bolling simply observing that the rioters were "predominantly African-American" set Smith off: "Hey, it's a predominantly African-American community....But if we want to create larger racial tensions on the heels of this and all the recent African-American problems that we've seen, then we can do that. But if we'd like to look at this as a history of people having problem with police, not people of a color, but people of a community who have had problems with the police."

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