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Fox News' Neil Cavuto interviewing Russell Wilson. Chyron: 'Seahawks quarterback Russel Wilson on his fight to end childhood hunger'
'Please say you hate Michelle Obama. It's all we have left here.'
Quick, can you tie an interview with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to an irrational hatred for the First Lady? No? Well then I guess you can't be on Fox News.
"Can this Seattle Super Bowl champ do what Michelle Obama could not?" Cavuto asked during a teaser for the interview. "Food for thought from the guy dishing it out."
I forget if Neil Cavuto is on the "real news" side of Fox News, but since that was never actually a thing, I guess not.
"Well, Russell, what are we doing wrong then as a nation though with this urging them to eat healthy or set up these school lunch programs where they're urged to eat healthy. I mean, Michelle Obama's trying. Many argue that she's getting to be too much of a food police mommy," Cavuto said. "Be that as it may, whatever she's doing isn't working and I'm wondering what you're doing that is working. What's the difference?"
When you're a quarterback who Fox News will suck up to, that's gotta count for something. No First Lady has gotten that since the last one before this one. The rest of the banter solidifies Cavuto's reputation as being the guy on Fox you really do not want to have to sit for an interview with, aside from all the other people on Fox.
"Well, the first lady, I have so much respect for her. I was able to meet her and the President, obviously, you know when we went to the Super Bowl, we won the Super Bowl and got to go to the White House," Wilson said. "You know, I think at the end of the day, you know the kids, it's tough to eat healthy. You know, I remember when I was a little kid I was always struggling trying to eat healthy." [...]

"Really? That was never my problem, Russell. I guess you have some issues," Cavuto said.

We keep reminding Democratic politicians that appearing on Fox News will gain you nothing but trouble. We probably ought to extend that warning to every other person in America as well.

Originally posted to Hunter on Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT.

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