Fox News Mocks 102-Year-Old Black Woman

"What was she the victim of? Rashes on the bottom of her feet?" That's one host's comment about Desiline Victor, who braved excessive lines to vote in the last election. Wow.

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Desiline Victor (Getty Images)

Desiline Victor, 102 years old, received a standing ovation during the State of the Union on Tuesday for the determination she showed in braving excessive lines to cast a vote in the last presidential election.

But from Fox News hosts Brian Kilmeade, Martha MacCallum and Bill Hemmer, who wondered what the "big deal" was, she got a dose of mocking that was disrespectful even by that network's standards. "What's the big deal? She was happy," MacCallum argued. "She waited on line, she was happy that she voted."

"They held her up as a victim!" Hemmer chimed in. "What was she the victim of? Rashes on the bottom of her feet?"

Incredible. Listen to the clip here:

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