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VIDEO: Ingraham and Rangel Brawl

It started with Allen West's "plantation" comments and went downhill from there. 


If you're interested in entirely unproductive debate, nonstop interrupting, intense sighing and questions that "sound like mini speeches," check out Laura Ingraham and Rep. Charlie Rangel's argument on Thursday's O'Reilly Factor.

Ingraham, guest-hosting for Bill O'Reilly, brought Rangel on to discuss black unemployment and Rep. Allen West's controversial comments about the Democratic Party, which the Republican likened to a "plantation" for the modern black community. But the interview essentially got nowhere, as host and guest clashed from the first moment of the discussion.

Ingraham started by replaying West's "plantation" comments. She asked Rangel what his problem was with the word choice.

"I'm trying to figure out what words we can use and what words we can't use," she said.

"What do you mean can't?" Rangel shot back. "You're confused whether or not you can use 'plantation' to a black Republican?"

Source: the Huffington Post.

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