Yes, Cliven Bundy said some racist things, Sean Hannity admitted tonight, but…Benghazi, but…the IRS, but…Obamacare, but…Katrina, but…Jon Stewart, but…eminent domain, but…the Delta smelt. If you’re wondering how any of this made sense, it didn’t. As his incoherent and irrelevant rant became more and more bizarre, I kept waiting for guys with a straitjacket to emerge from the wings, but they never arrived.
Sean, much more defiant than apologetic, played old clips of himself interviewing African Americans. And I mean old — like nine years ago. Sean had an African American guest, David Webb, a conservative talk show host. You could imagine Sean reading Bundy’s quotes this morning, and screaming, “Get me Webb!”
I doubt Hannity’s staff EVER had a worse day. But it’s tough to feel bad for people who have sold their souls to the devil, and even harder to feel sorry for the devil himself.