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Ann Coulter Criticizes Brian Williams, MSNBC Hosts: 'Knock It Off With The I'm Offended Routine...You're Horrible People, Liberals' (VIDEO)

Posted: 03/22/2012 9:06 am Updated: 03/22/2012 9:16 am

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Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News show Wednesday night and said she found common ground with the broadcaster when he criticized Brian Williams, NBC News and MSNBC.

During a discussion about the recent outrage surrounding Rush Limbaugh's incendiary statements about Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke, Hannity and Coulter agreed that liberal TV hosts are guilty of using inappropriate language to attack conservatives. Hannity referred to Bill Maher and MSNBC hosts as examples.

"And then you've got NBC News. You've got to wonder how proud Brian Williams is of his news brand when they talk about ripping Dick Cheney's heart out and stomping on it, and calling Laura Ingraham a 'slut,' and all of these things that are said there," Hannity said. He added that Brian Williams does "all these reports on the Rush Limbaugh controversy," but did not go after "his fellow broadcasters on the NBC News brand." Hannity pressed, "Was that an accident? Did I miss something?"

Coulter laughed and said, "No, I think we've come together in happy agreement, Sean. They're utter frauds, liars and hypocrites."

She continued, "Again, the idea that they're offended by anything any of us could say given what regularly comes out on that network. I mean for pete's sake, they also have Al Sharpton on MSNBC who falsely accused several men of rape and that was his claim to fame, his burst onto the national scene. You have Rachel Maddow accusing the good people of Kentucky of murdering a census worker, pursuing this conspiracy theory night, after night, after night, and it turns out that it was insurance fraud and the guy killed himself. And you have Ed Schultz calling Laura Ingraham a slut."

Coulter added, "Knock it off with the 'I'm offended' routine. We know you're not offended. You're horrible people, liberals." Coulter also said that conservatives should "knock it off" as well, calling the outrage over Robert De Niro's First Lady joke "ridiculous."

Among those offended by De Niro's joke was GOP candidate Newt Gingrich. Gingrich called the joke "utterly inexcusable," and called for President Obama to apologize since the satirical remark was made at a fundraiser for First Lady Michelle Obama. The First Lady's campaign aide did not apologize but called the joke "inappropriate."

Coulter weighed in and tweeted her defense for De Niro on Tuesday, wondering what was so offensive about his joke. Coulter, who staunchly supports GOP candidate Mitt Romney, has publicly railed against Gingrich.

Watch the exchange in the video above, which comes at 6:20.

Comments made by Ann Coulter:
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  • "You're Not Black"

    Coulter told a gathering of gay conservatives, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/27/ann-coulter-to-gay-conser_n_740066.html" target="_hplink">marriage "is not a civil right -- you're not black."</a>

  • Occupy Wall Street and Nazis

    Coulter made <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/04/ann-coulter-occupy-wall-street-nazis_n_993744.html" target="_hplink">an analogy between the Occupy Wall Street movement and Nazis</a> in October. She said that some of the phrases used by protesters could have been said "before the French Revolution, the Russian Revolution, and with only slight modification when the Nazis were coming to power..."

  • "Radiation Is Good For You"

    In May, Coulter appeared on Bill O'Reilly's show to argue that <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/18/ann-coulter-radiation-is-_n_837512.html" target="_hplink">"radiation is good for you."</a> She was responding to concerns about radiation in Japan post-earthquake, and told a skeptical O'Reilly that levels of radiation higher than the cut-offs set by the government could actually reduce the risk of cancer.

  • Coulter on John Edwards

    In 2007, <a href="http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2007/03/02/10781/coulter-edwards/" target="_hplink">Coulter called John Edwards a "faggot."</a>

  • Obama's Cocaine Dealer

    Earlier this year, Coulter asked someone to put out an ad looking for President Obama's cocaine dealer.

  • Ann Coulter v. Princess Diana

    Coulter let loose on the late Princess Diana of all people, calling her an "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/01/ann-coulter-bashes-princess-diana_n_888647.html" target="_hplink">anorexic, bulimic narcissist</a>." Prior to that, she had called Princess Diana a "nitwit hussy."

  • Cenk Uygur A "Retarded Person"

    Coulter once called Cenk Uygur, then on MSNBC, "retarded."

  • Ann Coulter v. journalists

    In May, Ann Coulter told the crowd at an annual CPAC conference that <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/13/ann-coulter-more-jailed-journalists_n_822533.html" target="_hplink">"there should be more jailed journalists."</a>

  • Ann Coulter v. Muslims

    Post 9/11, Coulter had this to say about Muslims: ''<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/09/opinion/bigotry-in-islam-and-here.html" target="_hplink">We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity</a>.''

  • Ann Coulter v. New York Times

    In a <a href="http://www.observer.com/2002/08/coultergeist/" target="_hplink">2002 interview with The New York Observer</a>, Coulter said she wished that the Oklahoma City bomber had targeted the New York Times. She said, "My only regret with Timothy McVeigh is he did not go to the New York Times building." Later, <a href="http://rightwingnews.com/interviews/anncoulter.php" target="_hplink">she said</a>, "I should have added, 'after everyone had left the building except the editors and reporters.'"

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