Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera has found himself in hot water this week after he slammed the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting for failing to “fight back.”
According to Daily Mail, Rivera made the comments during an appearance on Fox & Friends on Monday as he stood just a few feet away from Pulse, the nightclub where 49 people were killed and 53 more were wounded early Sunday morning.
“When you’re in that situation and you have no weapons you have two choices. If you can’t hide and you can’t run there’s only two choices – you stay and die or you fight,” Rivera said. “For God’s sake, fight back. Fight back. There’s a hundred people that he murdered with one weapon that he reloaded.”
“When he reloaded they must, people must, America must understand we are at war with Islamic terror, with these terrorists,” Rivera added. “We’ve got to stop them in Raqqa [in Syria], we’ve got to stop them in Mosul [in Iraq] and we’ve got to stop them in the Pulse [club].”
Twitter quickly exploded with people slamming Rivera for being “insensitive.”
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