Culture

This Fox News Host Threw a Basketball Into a Baby’s Face (VIDEO)

Culture

This Fox News Host Threw a Basketball Into a Baby’s Face (VIDEO)

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Nothing much to see here, folks. Just a plasticine-faced goober on one of Fox News’ especially banal shows, Fox & Friends, screwing up a segment about a prodigal baby who’s become quite good at lobbing a tiny basketball into a tiny basket because he forgot to remember a very important thing: babies are babies. They barely have arms. They barely have reflexes. They are tiny bundles of tears and vomit still in the process of becoming creatures of agency. And yet, Brian Kilmeade forgot all of this and instinctively lobbed the basketball toward this talented child after he’d made another shot, smacking him in the face and making him cry as is a baby’s wont. He tries to play it off with a few smiles—to the dad’s credit, he doesn’t seem mad at this act of outsider aggression—but the sound of the child’s wails, echoing in the background as the executive producers frantically find a way to transition away, tells the whole story. It’s hard to be a baby, much harder than it is to be a spatially unaware adult.

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