Fox's Guilfoyle: "The Irish Got Over" Stereotyping And Denigration, "They Don't Run Around Going 'Irish Lives Matter'"

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From the March 17 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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GREG GUTFELD: You know what's a great question? This guy, writer Andrew Clark posed this. He says, on college campuses, you know, if you throw a Mexican party, like a fiesta and wear a sombrero, you're in big trouble. A Cinco de Mayo party, for example. But you can do whatever you want and actually use stereotypes that are kind of damaging. I mean the idea that for St. Patrick's Day, people go out and get wasted, is kind of a damaging stereotype, but nobody cares because you can't use it as a position of like punishment. Like you can't, on campus you can't condemn St. Patrick's Day because nobody will listen to you because they're too busy having fun.

JUAN WILLIAMS: Well I don't, I think it's a little different. You know I always, I think Irish people were stereotyped and denigrated for a long time. I mean the Kennedy brothers held this to heart forever. I think it's the root of the immigration reforms of '65 --

KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE: And the Irish got over it. They don't run around going "Irish Lives Matter."

Previously:

How Fox News' Primetime Lineup Demonized Black Lives Matter In 2015

Here Are The Conservative Pundits Branding Black Lives Matter A "Hate Group"

Fox's Bill O'Reilly Compares Black Lives Matter Movement To The KKK

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Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld, Kimberly Guilfoyle
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