Bob Beckel was on the Sean Hannity panel last night providing the kind of insight on how to win a presidential election that only a former campaign manager for Walter Mondale can offer, when Beckel didn’t realize they’d returned from a break and were live on the air. Profanity ensued.
Mediaite sets up the clip:
Bob Beckel didn’t realize when the commercial break ended during tonight’s final segment of Hannity, caught in a heated off-camera argument with fellow panelist Jennifer Stefano. Off-air debates, we thus learned, are granted a much more colorful range of vocabulary than on-air debates, and as the cameras started rolling, the first words on national television were, “You don’t know what the fuck you’re talking about.”
Following that, Beckel’s liberal instincts almost immediately took over as he then tried to blame somebody else for his fit of Sudden Onset Tourette Syndrome — in this case Sean Hannity. By now Beckel’s probably blaming Bush.
Imagine if you will what kind of outrage we’d be hearing from the libs if this were a conservative male taking such a hostile tone toward a liberal female. It would be the left’s “People’s Exhibit A” proof of the Republican “war on women”: