Maxine Waters’ Double Standard: I Can Criticize Trump, But Don’t Criticize Me

PC hypocrisy at its finest.

Since Donald Trump has become president, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been on constant attack and calling for his impeachment. She hides behind her harsh criticism of the president by calling it “patriotic.” But when the ridicule comes her way, she doesn’t like it one bit.

On the House floor recently, Waters continued her anti-Trump crusade saying, “We fight against this president and we point out how dangerous he is. We're fighting for democracy. We're fighting for America.”

“We're saying to those who say they're patriotic, but they turn a blind eye to the destruction he is about to cause to this country,” she added. “You are not nearly as patriotic as we are."

A clip of this was played on Fox & Friends with Bill O’Reilly as a guest and he started a firestorm with his comments on Waters.

"I didn't hear a word she said. I was looking at the James Brown wig," O’Reilly joked.

Co-host Ainsley Earnhardt pushed back, admonishing O’Reilly for attacking Waters’ appearance.

“I didn’t say she wasn’t attractive,” he assured, “I love James Brown, but it’s the same hair.”

But because everything is offensive these days and jokes are no longer allowed, O’Reilly faced the ire of liberals everywhere. And with very little spine, he cowed to the political correctness and issued an apology:

"As I have said many times, I respect Congresswoman Maxine Waters for being sincere in her beliefs. I said that again today on Fox & Friends calling her 'old school.' Unfortunately, I also made a jest about her hair which was dumb. I apologize."

Waters, not willing to accept his apology, injected race into the discussion, of course, and tweeted:

She appeared later on MSNBC with Chris Hayes to thank Hillary Clinton for standing up for black women. And guess what else she did? Ridiculed “right wingers” as “dishonorable people” and questioned O’Reilly’s credibility with a promise to “stick to the issues” — that is, right after she gets through slinging mud.