Samuel L. Jackson made headlines this week with his angry and vulgar response to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's suggestion that slaves were immigrants. On "The Chris Salcedo Show" Wednesday, host Chris Salcedo took issue with Jackson's statement and noted that Carson wasn't the first person to make this comparison.
Ben Carson at HUD: “There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder for less.” pic.twitter.com/VfH9YCbleM
— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) March 6, 2017
OK!! Ben Carson....I can't! Immigrants ? In the bottom of SLAVE SHIPS??!! MUTHAFUKKA PLEASE!!!#dickheadedtom
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) March 6, 2017
The host wanted to know, where was Jackson in December 2015 when former President Barack Obama said slaves were immigrants?
"Might I say, Mr. Jackson, that Dr. Benjamin Carson has more intelligence and more integrity in his little finger than you have in your entire body, sir," Salcedo said, adding that he believes Jackson is outclassed by the likes of Carson.
Following Jackson's profanity-laced response, Salcedo said, liberal minority groups were calling for Carson to resign his role as HUD secretary.
"Now I don't recall the NAACPC getting angry at resident Obama for that. I don't recall Samuel L. Jackson asking for resident Obama to step down," he stated. "So either I'm missing something here or Samuel L. Jackson is a disingenuous, idiotic moron who's just being an extremist left-winger and who doesn't have the brains God gave to a soda biscuit."