Watch: Fox Reporter Suggests Color Helps Identify Bad Guys

Shannon Bream said Wednesday that people would not have known the gunmen in the Paris terrorist attacks were bad guys if they could not see the guys’ skin tone.

Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream
Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream Fox News Screenshot

In typical Fox News fashion, a correspondent essentially equated bad guys with, well, the color of their skin in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo this week.

Washington, D.C.-based Fox News correspondent Shannon Bream, who covers the Supreme Court, made the comments Wednesday during an appearance on Outnumbered. She and co-hosts Eric Bolling, Kennedy Montgomery and Harris Faulkner, who is black, were discussing whether the terrorist attacks in France justified the militarization of police forces in the United States.

Bolling noted that more heavily armed police would help deter “bad” guys, while Montgomery said, “Sometimes bad guys don’t look like bad guys.”

At that point, Bream chimed in: “That’s my question about these guys, because if we know they were speaking unaccented French and they had, you know, ski masks on, do we even know what color they were?” Bream said. “What the tone of their skin was. I mean, what if they didn’t look like typical bad guys?”

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