Posted on July 14, 2023

Charlie Kirk Blasted for Rant About Michelle Obama and Other Black Women Stealing ‘a White Person’s Spot’

Candice Ortiz, Mediaite, July 14, 2023

Podcaster Charlie Kirk set Twitter a blaze after a clip of him ranting about affirmative action went viral for all the wrong reasons.


“Three weeks ago — if we would’ve said that Joy Reid, and Michelle Obama, and Sheila Jackson Lee, and Ketanji Brown Jackson were affirmative action picks, we would’ve been called the racist. But now they’re coming out and they’re saying it for us. They’re coming out and they’re saying, ‘I’m only here because of affirmative action.’ Yeah. We know you do not have the brain processing power to otherwise be taken really seriously,” Kirk said. “You had to go steal a white person’s slot to go be taken somewhat seriously.”

Kirk played a clip of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) saying that she’s “a clear recipient of affirmative action, and particularly in higher education. {snip}”