Tumblr Icon RSS Icon

Hannity Tells Occupy Wall Street Protester ‘You Don’t Believe In Freedom’

Posted on  

"Hannity Tells Occupy Wall Street Protester ‘You Don’t Believe In Freedom’"

Share:

google plus icon

Today on his radio show, conservative host Sean Hannity interviewed an Occupy Wall Street protester named Heather, who attempted to explain the demonstrations through the Fox News host’s repeated interruptions. Hannity barely let her speak, instead taking time to engage in ad hominem attacks, calling her names like “Marxist” and telling her “you don’t believe in liberty, you don’t believe in freedom.” When Heather responded, “I’m definitely a person who takes things upon myself,” Hannity protested, starting to say, “no you don’t,” before telling her she wants to destroy America. Listen to the exchange:

It’s hard to imagine a progressive host like Rachel Maddow treating a conservative activist, like a Tea Party protester, with such disrespect. In fact, she does not.

« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.