On Thursday’s The Ingraham Angle, host Laura Ingraham took issue with the speech Oprah Winfrey gave Thursday morning while campaigning in support of Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in Marietta, Georgia. Ingraham pointed to one part of the Winfrey’s speech in particular:
“I am here today because of the men and the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, and who were discriminated against,” Winfrey said in Georgia.
Ingraham called out Winfrey because she felt the speech is trying to tie the candidacy of Abrams’ opponent, Brian Kemp, to the scourge of racism in our country.
“Come on, Oprah. It’s dehumanizing. It’s completely baseless,” Ingraham said. “This kind of broad brush race-baiting desensitizes us to the real racists out there who should be condemned and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
Ingraham isn’t the only person who seemed bothered by Winfrey’s appearance in Georgia, even Vice President Mike Pence had something to say about it later in the day while speaking in support of Kemp.
“I’d like to remind Stacey and Oprah and Will Ferrell,” Pence said at a rally in Dalton, Georgia. “I’m kind of a big deal too.”
Check out CNN’s Don Lemon backing up controversial comments he made earlier in the week:
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