Bob Beckel caught up in RNC #NegroSpotting; ‘More blacks in the band’!/TracyJeffords/status/241652613756641280

You would have thought that Clay Aiken’s embrace of the bigoted #NegroSpotting trend during the Republican National Convention would have proved to be the end of that pathetic craze. But look who’s playing now: it’s Bob Beckel of Fox’s “The Five,”  The Right Scoop helpfully provides the video.

Bob Beckel: Racism self-evident at RNC, more blacks in the band than entire RNC delegation

— Right Scoop (@trscoop) August 31, 2012

Bob Beckel pulling the race card again… There were more black people in the band than blacks at the RNC

— danger close (@RealDangerClose) August 31, 2012

Kudos to @gregutfeld for calling out racist @RobertGBeckel on his GOP generalization.

— bakedflounder (@bakedflounder) August 31, 2012

Bob Beckel is a bigot.

— Renee (@rightwingertoo) August 31, 2012

@trscoop Beckel you are so NOT TELLING THE TRUTH……. and why is it you guys are constantly talking about race……

— JackieFlash (@patriot1944) August 31, 2012

We’re not sure what band Beckel was talking about, and we’re not sure he knows either. Perhaps he was watching MSNBC’s whitewash of RNC coverage when he started his tally.

We have to wonder if Bob Beckel will bring his dubious color-counting skills over to his coverage of the overwhelmingly white Democratic National Convention line-up next week.

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