Classless Ana Navarro on Charlottesville: Trump Is a ‘Nincompoop’ ‘Unfit to Be Human’

Continuing to show her childish behavior and pivot toward becoming a full-blown Democrat, CNN political commentator Ana Navarro declared on Monday morning’s CNN Newsroom that President Trump’s response to Charlottesville’s neo-Nazi violence proved he’s a spineless “coward” and “nincompoop” who’s “unfit to be human.”

Plenty of serious people and conservatives have offered condemnations of Trump’s arguably tepid response, but Navarro showed she’s not interested in civility or uniting people as she stooped to this level. 

Navarro supported Hillary Clinton, so it’s only natural that she’s become a media darling making such outrageous statements. She rambled about the need for presidents to “be the unifier in chief, be the consoler in chief, be the healer in chief” and Trump “blew it” on Saturday.

She then became rather emotional as she made points you’d expect out of people like Ed Schultz from his MSNBC days:

He was a coward. He didn't have the spine to stand-up as leader of the United States and I feel that to be shameful. I'm glad Republican are calling him out on it. I’m glad elected leaders in the Republican Party are finally, finally stopping looking the other way and confronting the fact that he's not only not fit to be president. In my book, his lack of empathy, his lack of leadership, his lack of courage, he's unfit to be human. 

Host John Berman seemed exasperated as he paused and said “well, okay” before wondering if there was anything Trump could say on Monday that would please Navarro. Like a true recipient of Trump Derangement Syndrome, she declared that there’s “nothing” the President could say that would be sufficient.

Once you think about it, this is how the left and media operate. President Trump could have come out and plagiarized remarks President Obama made during Ferguson or Baltimore and the liberal media would be up in arms, declaring his remarks to be insufficient.

“It's been three days since the march. It's been two days since Heather Heyer died — was murdered by a white supremacy. It's been days since all sorts of spiritual government elects Republicans, Americans have been asking him and calling on him to say something and have the spine to call out white supremacy...Look, he had an opportunity. He's had two days. He's had more than two days to address this and he has failed to do so. To do so now under duress because of public perception, because of public pressure. thank you, buddy. I really don't need it,” she screamed.

Speaking of these “spiritual leaders” Navarro referenced more than once, it’s doubtful that they would be pleased with her referring to another human being as a “shameful nincompoop” seeing as how you won’t find those words in the Bible, Torah, or even the Koran:

I think it’s the spiritual leaders, I think it’s the governors, I think it’s the other elected leaders, I think it’s U.S. citizens, I think regular people need to stand-up and unify and heal ourselves because the President of the United States is a shameful nincompoop incapable of doing it on his own. 

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Conservative talk radio host and CNN political commentator Ben Ferguson was on the network throughout the weekend taking on both hosts and liberal pundits screaming accusations of racism at conservatives and other unseemly charges. 

He was there on scene Monday morning and thrashed the media (including CNN) for assisting Duke and fellow neo-Nazis in their recruiting efforts as he did over the weekend.

“All the white supremacist groups, it's pretty clear they know how to play the media and get media attention and get their message out there and bring in new members. They mention Donald Trump's name, they get in the media and people pay attention to them. Whether it's David Duke or this crazy magazine that I have never heard of until this weekend. Now, they have found people that found them and they will focus on them and maybe even join them. So, I expect them to play us this way and I don't think we should give them credibility,” he explained.

Ferguson also thoroughly lambasted Navarro’s pathetic, sophomoric insults that she herself denounces whenever the President makes them [emphasis mine]:

It's easy to go out there and throw bombs. It's easy to say the President is nincompoop or not a human as Ana just said. But when you are the President and see violence like this, we know what many times happens at night afterwards. There are people that are angry on both sides. They go back out, there are riots, people die, policemen die. We’ve seen it in different venues around the country the last several years and I think he had a responsibility to tell people we are bigger than this, that we love one and, as a country, we need to come together. And that was one of the tweets that he did send out that no one gives him credit for.

Navarro's childish insults were paid for by CNN advertisers such as Hilton hotels, Liberty Mutal, and Quicken Loans.

Here’s the relevant transcript from August 14's CNN Newsroom with John Berman and Poppy Harlow:

CNN Newsroom with John Berman and Poppy Harlow
August 14, 2017
10:22 a.m. Eastern

ANA NAVARRO: You know, he was so embarrassing when he was a candidate, right? When there was so many things he did that made you cringe and indignant. I was embarrassed when he shoved a national leader at the G-20. I was embarrassed when he wouldn't shake Angela Merkel's hand. But this now — he's six months plus into the presidency. There are times the President of the United States needs to step up and be the unifier in chief, be the consoler in chief, be the healer in chief. This was such a moment for him and he blew it to such a level in order to pander to members of his base who he did not want to antagonize at a moment when the country so badly needed to hear from the president of the United States about healing and unity and condemning white supremacy and condemning racism and condemning neo-Nazis. He was a coward. He didn't have the spine to stand-up as leader of the United States and I feel that to be shameful. I'm glad Republican are calling him out on it. I’m glad elected leaders in the Republican Party are finally, finally stopping looking the other way and confronting the fact that he's not only not fit to be president. In my book, his lack of empathy, his lack of leadership, his lack of courage, he's unfit to be human. 

JOHN BERMAN: Well. Okay. Let's talk about him as President of the United States for a second, Anna right now. We are told the White House says he will address this later today. What could he say, Ana, that would correct this in your mind? 

NAVARRO: Nothing. It's been three days since the march. It's been two days since Heather Heyer died — was murdered by a white supremacy. It's been days since all sorts of spiritual government elects Republicans, Americans have been asking him and calling on him to say something and have the spine to call out white supremacy. It's going to take how many focus groups? It's going to take how many days? It's going to take how many pressure points? Look, he had an opportunity. He's had two days. He's had more than two days to address this and he has failed to do so. To do so now under duress because of public perception, because of public pressure. thank you, buddy. I really don't need it. I think it’s the spiritual leaders, I think it’s the governors, I think it’s the other elected leaders, I think it’s U.S. citizens, I think regular people need to stand-up and unify and heal ourselves because the President of the United States is a shameful nincompoop incapable of doing it on his own. 

BERMAN: Well, okay, first of all, the President of United is arriving at Andrews Air Force Base. You’re looking at live pictures of his arrival. Ben Ferguson, I mean, I want to give you — a respond to what Ana just said and, Ben, I want to note here that I’ve been listening to you over the weekend. You were on quite a bit over this weekend with all this developing with some thoughtful commentary noting that the president did call for love and he did call out hate in generic terms. That's what you heard. Before you respond, I want to tell you what many of the white supremacists heard, The Daily Stormer, which is one of the journals that chronicles their thoughts. They liked the President's comment. They said Trump comments were good. He didn't attack us, he said the nation should come together, nothing specific against us. He said that we need to study why people are so angry and imply there was hate on both sides. So, that's what they heard. At a minimum, does he need to tell these groups, hey, guys, you know, I'm not with you? 

BEN FERGUSON: Well, I think two things. One, all the white supremacist groups, it's pretty clear they know how to play the media and get media attention and get their message out there and bring in new members. They mention Donald Trump's name, they get in the media and people pay attention to them. Whether it's David Duke or this crazy magazine that I have never heard of until this weekend. Now, they have found people that found them and they will focus on them and maybe even join them. So, I expect them to play us this way and I don't think we should give them credibility. Second thing is this. I think the President is going to clarify his remarks. I think it's very clear, he needs to specifically call out these groups by name. I also think his perspective, when he was saying what he said, talking about and using the word bigotry and egregious violence and bigotry that was on display over the weekend, I think his point at that moment was simple. He had just talked to the governor and the governor declared a state of emergency. They wanted to ratchet down both sides. They did not want this to turn into more death on the streets that night and riots. Thank goodness no one else died that night. I think, sometimes, the President, you have to look at the tone and realize you have a moment to bring people together, talk about love say that we are bigger and better than this, meaning these racist bigoted groups. He used the word bigoted very clearly. Obviously, people wanted him to say the word white supremacist or KKK. I think today, the President has a duty to clarify that so everyone understands where he was coming from. I also think him talking about the back story of this, about the conversation with the governor, about the state of emergency, about the fact that someone had just died. It's easy to go out there and throw bombs. It's easy to say the president is nincompoop or not a human as Anna just said. But when you are the president and see violence like this, we know what many times happens at night afterwards. There are people that are angry on both sides. They go back out, there are riots, people die, policemen die. We’ve seen it in different venues around the country the last several years and I think he had a responsibility to tell people we are bigger than this, that we love one and, as a country, we need to come together. And that was one of the tweets that he did send out that no one gives him credit for. 


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