During a segment on Fox News’ The Five, co-host Jesse Watters slammed speeches by Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, giving the two a history lesson to counter their lies and ridiculous overdramatization of January 6th, 2020.
In a fiery rant, Jesse Watters responded to Biden and Harris’ speeches, first acknowledging that he hated what happened on January 6th, but not for the reasons everyone usually hears. The riot, which 70% of Biden voters and 84% of Trump voters believe was just a “protest that went too far,” according to a CBS News poll, gave the left the perfect excuse to go after conservatives.
“Well, that was amateur hour with Kamala, what a goofball,” Watters began, as some of the panelists stifled laughter. “But January 6th sucked, Dana… I hated seeing what I saw. It gave the left an excuse to crack down on innocent Trump supporters.”
The Fox News host then went on to discuss all of the issues and actions that led up to and directly caused the protest on January 6th.
“But here is an objective analysis on what had culminated. The populist wing erupted that day,” Watters said. “The Trump wing, the populist wing of the Republican Party had felt disrespected for many, many years. They had propelled Trump to victory in 2016, and immediately every powerful interest in this country launched a scorched earth campaign against that guy. They went to war with him. Illegal leaking of his tax returns, racial hoaxes, rape hoaxes, illegal targeting, spying, fabricating evidence, planting evidence, vicious stuff, they tried everything.”
“Then COVID hit and they sued to change the election laws and then blasted out millions of ballots like no one’s ever seen,” he continued. “Then all of a sudden Zuckerberg drops a half a billion — with a b — to pay for these private election activists to layer on top of the state election officials — unprecedented. Then Big Tech spikes the ‘Laptop from Hell,’ the Republicans’ October surprise. And then it takes nearly a week to count the votes after the election. So, Republicans genuinely felt cheated, they felt robbed. They couldn’t prove it in court, but they felt after four years of those shenanigans that something was off. It was a culmination of a lot of just nasty skullduggery.”
Then, Jesse Watters countered the leftist narrative about the so-called insurrection, using left-wing media sources to do so.
“Here are the facts, though, Dana. Reuters reports: FBI has found no evidence that the January 6th attack was the result of an organized plot to overturn the presidential election,” the Fox News host said. “No evidence that Trump or his team were involved in organizing the violence. No seditious conspiracy, no grand scheme — and the vast majority of the people who were charged were charged with trespassing. Which, by the way, isn’t even a crime in Manhattan anymore. The New York Times reported there was an FBI informant — at least one — inside the mob, and mysteriously, we still don’t have an answer as to why the Capitol was left so unprotected that day. The feds are fighting us in court, withholding the video evidence of that day.”
Finally, came the history lesson that the Democrats definitely don’t want the American people to hear.
“Now, Professor Watters, history major, would like to share a few things with you guys because the Democrats are acting like they’ve never had a soft spot for political violence,” Watters said. “In 1954, Puerto Rican nationals, they shot up the House Chamber. They injured five members of Congress. Jimmy Carter commuted their sentence. In 1983, American communists bombed the Senate. They were targeting Republicans. Blew up the Senate wing on the second floor. Who commuted their sentence? Oh wait that was President Bill Clinton. William Ayers, Weather Underground, bombed the Pentagon, his team. Barack Obama, best buds. And if I — I mean, it hasn’t been that long but I think we all remember that it was the Harris/Biden ticket that bailed out the rioters who set the whole country on fire causing 30 deaths. So, just wanna make sure that everybody knows that little history before they start pointing fingers.”