It was a regular Tuesday afternoon on Fox News: a discussion of Gaza; analysis on the future of Iraq; and... a conversation about Michelle Obama's weight?
On an episode of Outnumbered, Dr. Keith Ablow said the following of the First Lady.
How well could she be eating? She needs to drop a few. Let’s be honest. We’re taking nutrition advice from who? ... There's no french fries happening? It's all kale and carrots? I don't buy it.
The comments garnered shock from the four female panelists, with one exclaiming, "Oh no, you did not say that!" and another asking, "Are we on a seven second delay?"
Although moments earlier the women had called her a "duchess" and "annoying," they made it clear that while personally attacking someone's character during a discussion about government policy is fair game, attacking their appearance is not.
C'mon ladies, if you're going to throw mud don't be surprised when you get dirty.
And Dr. Keith Albow, I'll simply leave you with the following photo.
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