Sean Hannity is a Racist Coward

I hope you were sitting down when you read that as it may come as something of a shock but, yes, it’s true, Sean Hannity is a racist.  And a coward.  A smug arrogant fuck who equates hate with conservatism but doesn’t have the balls to come out and say what he thinks.  This accusation comes out in light of the fact that he has enjoyed a long relationship with the racist talk show host Hal Turner.  This isn’t merely a cordial professional relationship with a colleague, Turner is a full scale racist and advocate of violence.  You can cull the web for numerous examples of his hatred or you can just go to halturner.com.  I didn’t bother reading past the first post when I found this:

Barak Obama is a half breed negro with overt Marxist leanings who engaged in homo sex while using drugs. I can just see him doing to America what his fellow Africans have done for their countries: Mugabe has Zimbabwe starving; Mandella collapsed South Africa. . . the whole continent suffers skyrocketing crime and rampant disease. Want that for America?

Turner’s comments aren’t merely a “different point of view.”  He is, indeed, a dangerous criminal who incites crime and smugly celebrates the harm he has done:

To give you a real life example of what I mean, a couple years back, I “opined” on my radio show that a ruling made by U.S. District Court Judge Joan Humphrey-Lefkow made her “worthy of being killed.” (She ordered a church to destroy its religious materials over a “trademark”).

After I gave my “opinion” a gunman broke into the Judge’s home in Chicago and murdered her husband and mother. Later, when cops hunted down the gunman, he committed suicide before being taken, so there was no proof he did anything because of me.

And, of course, he’s an ardent believer in respecting the ideas of others:

I am perfectly willing to use force and violence against my enemies while Sean Hannity and others are not. Those using me as a prop to attack Sean Hannity would do well to remember this fact. Rest assured I will remember them when the opportunity presents itself…

So what does this have to do with Hannity?  They’re friends.  But don’t take it from me, take it from the chief accuser, his “friend” the white supremacist Hal Turner:

I was quite disappointed when Sean Hannity at first tried to say he didn’t know me and then went on to say that I ran some senate campaign in New Jersey. In fact, Sean Hannity does know me and we were quite friendly a number of years ago.

Indeed, more than friends.  As Max Blumenthal has detailed, Hannity cultivated his friendship with Turner; using him as a foil to express opinions he could not:

Hannity recognized his audience’s thirst for red meat, racist rhetoric. However, he knew that if he wanted to avoid [the former host’s] fate, he needed an air of deniability. When “Hal from North Bergen” began calling his show, Hannity found he could avoid the dangers of direct race-baiting by simply outsourcing it to Turner.

This alone should cause suspicion of Hannity but Turner backs it up with concrete facts; facts that are easily substantiated by Fox:

Around 1997, Sean invited me and my then-three-year-old-son, to come to Fox News Channel to be in the studio (NOT ON THE AIR) during a live broadcast of “Hannity & Colmes”. I accepted the invitation and my son and I went. We were inside the studio standing between the camera men as the show aired live…

Fox must commence an investigation of this accusation today.  Commentators and television reporters are given a public trust that must be honored.  If in fact Hannity invited this guy to the studio and maintained the friendship Turner describes then that trust has been broken.  This is beyond listening to the viewpoint of persons who hold different opinions.  Turner is a full-fledged supremacist who utilizes his ignorant voice to silence anyone who dares oppose him.

Sean Hannity should be sentenced according to his own standard.  When the Jeremiah Wright story broke he called for Obama to resign from the campaign and from the Senate based solely on his “associations” with Wright.  Like the spineless ass he is, of course, he doesn’t have the decency to abide by his own terms.

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