Watch Fox & Friends hosts work themselves into a tizzy over Jay-Z claiming white men are privileged
The hosts of Fox & Friends were in a tizzy on Friday after rapper Jay-Z accused President Trump of "bringing out an ugly side of America" in an interview with David Letterman on the retired Late Night host's new Netflix show. In his remarks, Jay-Z additionally urged people to "talk about why white men are so privileged in this country" and said "what [Trump] is forcing people to do is have conversations and [forcing] people to band together and work together."
Fox News' Steve Doocy and Ainsley Earhardt, and their guest, Unhyphenated America executive director Christopher Harris, couldn't quite wrap their heads around that argument. "What about the former administration?" asked Earhardt. "Did he do a better job?"
"In terms of President Obama doing a better job with race relations?" clarified Harris.
"Yeah, because Jay-Z's complaining about white privilege, but we had a black president for eight years," said Earhardt. "Did he do a good job?"
Harris then dove into an argument involving Booker T. Washington, as well as Obama and Jay-Z being "text buddies," before insisting that "we don't have the problems that the left says we do." Watch below, beginning at 2:08. Jeva Lange