Fox News Host Crosses The Line In Debate And Asks If Malia Obama Will Be Put On Birth Control

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May 7, 2013 ‐ By
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From The Grio

The families, and especially the children, of the commander-in-chief are almost always considered off-limits by the media and the political opposition, and yet, some conservatives can’t seem to help themselves when it comes to Malia Obama.

In the wake of President Obama’s statement that he would support the selling of Plan B, a birth control product, to girls as young as 15, Fox News host Andrea Tantaros speculated about the sex life of the president’s 14-year-old daughter.

“Are they gonna put her on birth control? Because he’s very concerned with contraceptives and pharmaceuticals that are going in the mouths of everybody else’s 15-year-old daughter,” she said, according to Media Matters.

Tantaros also lashed out at the Obama administration: “They consider 15-year-olds to be women. They want to tell grown women what to do. They know how grown women feel. They have no idea how women feel. They should stop talking about it, because they have no clue.”

Read more at TheGrio.com.

 

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  • tellitlikeitis

    They should ban abortion clinics everywhere because if parents and schools would teach their children about safe sex this conversation would be redundant. Plan Parenthood should not be a federal funded program as well because the founder of it wanted to create a way to kill of black babies. She stated that black kids were uncivilized animals and needed to be control, the sad part is she is death and her dream is still alive

  • Fair and Balanced

    First of all this article is incorrect the President’s children have never been off limit especially in the last 30-40 years research and you will find stories on the Nixons, Carters, Regan, Bush 1 and 2, Clintons their children have also been under the scrutiny of the media while in office. I am always amazed at the reaction of many minorities when this President is questioned or called on his actions, yet we are not questioning his inability to lead this Country we are the ones who are out of jobs and are losing our homes, we are the ones who are down trodden and although he is not solely responsible his policies that he implemented are, we are not questioning these so called leaders who supposedly represent our communities while many of us are losing everything yet we are upset by some reporter questioning whether or not he is going to allow his daughter to be on birth control pills? Are you kidding me, I could care less what he does with his daughters and wish he would do the job he is being paid to do. Has anyone questioned why his cabinet is majority Caucasian? While he is not the keeper or the President of just Blacks in this Country and is not supposed to do anything special for minorities he has done just that especially if you are Hispanic, he is pushing immigration like its the second coming. Give me a break, the reporter had a right to question him everyone has the right we are tax paying citizens and it is our right to question the President regardless of his color. If he were Caucasian we would not open our mouths, please get off the plantation and open your eyes this man is a complete an utter nightmare as the President. What we should be questioning is why we put the Food stamp President back in office? Many of us legitimately believed that this is our way of getting back at Caucasian America it was our way of making them pay for everything that we believe they have done to hold us back, the problem is we have just dug ourselves into a whole that many of us will never recover from and have you ever thought that we do a great deal to ourselves. President Obama has no intentions of seeing anything change and does not care to be associated with Black America all you have to do is open your eyes and look at his staff and those he was around way before he became President. If you want to be angry at someone be angry at yourself and at the way this country is going who cares about some reporter questioning him about his daughter and birth control.

    • http://www.facebook.com/taryn.swain1 Taryn Bryant

      As for the right to know what is going on with the president’s children because you’re a tax payer, you don’t. Most of the presidents before had children who were grown or at least had been protected well enough under public scrutiny, so they were fair game. These are minors. Even president Kennedy had an ‘ off limits’ sign on his children. It is an ignorant busybody who would speculate a child’s sexual proclivity in the national media. Obviously good taste does not reign supreme in some people.

      • Fair and Balanced

        Thank you for your reply. The media attacked Chelsea Clinton and Amy Carter on looks and issues that should have been pointed toward the President and not his children. The bottom line is if someone is going to tell people what to do with their children then they should be willing to do the same with their own. Although he is the President and we are just normal people in my opinion his children are no more precious than ours.

        Don’t fault the reporters they are doing their job and as far as I am concerned when he includes America’s children he includes his own simple as that. Yes something does need to be done but the reality is if these young people are not listening to their parents about abstaining from sex altogether and have used abortion as a means of birth control with all the current means available this is just another pill to say its okay to lay on your back and take no responsibility for yourself as a young lady or as a young man after all society expects nothing of you so please don’t bring your waste into the world because you are just multiplying what you are.

        As mean as this may sound I believe we have really got to do our job as parents and raise our young ladies to be just that and raise our young men to be responsible. I know with all the missing fathers and teenage mothers this is a hard job as many parents are still children even into their 30’s and never grew up but what does that say about us? If we are unwilling to change then what hope is there for our future generations, DEATH?

        • http://www.facebook.com/andy.hans6 Andy Hans

          I believe that it is irresponsible to assume that a teenager will abstain from sex in a world where it is thrown in your face constantly. In addition to fighting their own urges, you have reminders everywhere. I think that it is responsible to teach abstinence but also how to use contraceptives just in case. It is a safety net issue. I think it I low class and disrespectful for a reporter to throw someone’s daughter in the mix, no matter who the President is. As far as your concluding question, there is HOPE for a future who has all the means at their disposal to make the right CHOICE or at least a safer one.

    • http://www.facebook.com/andy.hans6 Andy Hans

      Though some of your points stand on their own, I find your statement a bit one sided. I. too believe that the President is not above being questioned but if you want to call into view his effectiveness at bringing about change then I urge you to also consider the wars and division in the house that impede the progress. You have people in the house who have a mission to stop this man from getting anything done. Before the elections, you had groups of people who’s only goal was to make President Obama a one term president. It is absolutely undeniable that race plays a factor in this. That is a fact that stands on its own. Let us look at the gun control issue. The majority of the right is painting the President as a man who wants to completely disarm the country so he can turn it into a socialist country. This is pure and utter stupidity. President Obama is not perfect but he is far from an utter nightmare. If you want to know who was an utter nightmare try George W. Bush. Not that I am putting all the blame on him, but during his watch, he has made incredible blunders and costly errors that we are still paying for today. Yet we celebrate him at the opening of his Presidential library. Some of the mistakes Bush 2 has made may take generations to fix yet this man whom you call the “Food Stamp President” seems to genuinely have the peoples interest at heart and seems to be trying. Big business has hijacked almost every aspect of politics. Some of the laws that are in place seem to protect them more then the individual. Furthermore, let us look at the alternatives. Would you rather have had Mitt Romney as your commander in chief? A man who wrote off almost half the nation? At worst President Obama is the lesser evil and at best he is trying against intense opposition.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000075283846 Tiffany Shaw

    SMh of course FAUX News would say something classless like this. It can’t possibly be that the President is trying to do anything he can to stop the amount of teenage pregnancies in this country. It can’t be that by providing them with more options than just running to the clinic or throwing the baby away he’s actually trying to do some good. While NONE of us like the idea of 15 year olds taking the plan B or morning after pill how many of us like the image of 15 yr old mothers? I know I’m tired of seeing it. And since these damn kids are not going to stop having sex it’s time we stop living in denial and start arming and protecting them.

    • Ms. Kameria

      I agree with you completely, but I also think that with having a mother like Michelle, her daughters would be smart enough not to be having unprotected sex.

  • ZUBU

    Of course leave it to Faux News to comment on a 14 year old girl who happens to be the Nation’s First Daughter. Just plain ole’ evil, much like the vile comments they are always spewing about the First Lady. One of the many reasons why the out of touch republicans are manning the presidential sidelines.

  • NatashaDecemberBabyThomas

    Not shocking at all, Fawkx News have ALWAYS been this ignorant, they should have the Obama’s daughter out of limits when they talk their BS!