A NEW LOW: Fox’s ‘Terrorist Fist Jab’ At The Obamas

foxnewscivilrights.jpgMEDIA MATTERS: During the June 6 edition of Fox News’ America’s Pulse, host E.D. Hill teased an upcoming discussion by saying, “A fist bump? A pound? A terrorist fist jab? The gesture everyone seems to interpret differently.” In the ensuing discussion with Janine Driver — whom Hill introduced as “a body language expert” — Hill referred to the “Michelle and Barack Obama fist bump or fist pound,” adding that “people call it all sorts of things.” Hill went on to ask Driver: “Let’s start with the Barack and Michelle Obama, because that’s what most people are writing about — the fist thump. Is that sort of a signal that young people get?” At no point during the discussion did Hill explain her earlier reference to “a terrorist fist jab.”

PROPS: The exhibition of respect or recognition owed to someone for having performed a certain deed or task worthy of such praise. This is normally exhibited by the giver of the props raising his fist to knock it gently against the fist of that whom is receiving the ‘props’. [via URBAN DICTIONARY]

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UPDATE: TVNewser reports that E.D. Hill, who hosts “America’s Pulse” — and who raised many eyebrows this week after calling Barack and Michelle Obama’s fist-pound a “terrorist fist jab” — has lost her show.

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