On Tuesday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” on Tuesday, conservative commentator Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican,” reacted to revelations about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist behavior and the reaction to it.
Partial transcript as follows:
HANNITY: You are really animated about the Sterling case and the NBA.
COULTER: I was traveling a lot, doing a lot of packing and unpacking.
HANNITY: You have a boyfriend in L.A.?
COULTER: I knew you would get to that. I was listening to probably 18 hours of this story before I heard the phrase, “his wife.” His wife. I flipped around and I said, wait, his wife. Did the story change when I walk out of the room? No. This guy has been married to the same woman for 50 years. He is an open whoremonger. I’m writing about it this week.
HANNITY: Money for sex, sex for money.
COULTER: And much more than what you were just citing. I compare to it the Leo Durocher case from 1947. He was the manager of Brooklyn Dodgers. He married a woman, an actress the day after she got a divorce from her husband. He married her. She was a Mormon. She never smoked or drank. They got married. Through some confusion with the divorce decree the California judge ordered them not to live together for a year in California. He stayed in a hotel, she lived with her mother. Yet and still that was a scandal. He was the manager of the Dodgers. All these Catholic groups pulled out with letters saying we consider him a polygamist. He can’t be held up as a moral example.
Look how the world has changed. Meanwhile flash to this piece of crap covered with human skin, Donald Sterling, who is openly consorting with prostitutes, bringing them to his games. The reason the testimony you just mentioned is on the public record is because he sued one of his prostitutes trying to get property back he had put in her name.
HANNITY: Now the wife is trying to get back the property.
COULTER: That was a different prostitute. That’s the current prostitute. This was a different prostitute.
HANNITY: I thought it was a girlfriend.
COULTER: He gave her two Bentleys, a Ferrari, Range Rover. Don’t get the prostitutes confused.
HANNITY: Is it a girlfriend or prostitute?
COULTER: The woman a decade ago, openly a prostitute. He in his deposition — these are his words. The cases you’ve been citing on the housing discriminations, these are accusations. Maybe they’re true, maybe they’re not true. There are two important points here. One, look at how the world has changed — this is not one percent of the outrage against him. Point two — do not tell me you can generalize from this man about my feelings, about humanity’s feelings. You can generalize about fat pig’s feelings. You expect someone who behaves like this to be a prince on race relations? How about a little bit of a scandal on his abominable, sickening behavior with prostitutes.
HANNITY: Let me lean on your legal expertise here. There are one party consent states, two party consent states. In this case you must have the consents of the person you’re recording in California. Two party consent.
COULTER: First, I haven’t practiced law in a decade.
HANNITY: New York is a one party. Out there it’s two.
COULTER: I’ve heard that he — I don’t know, we need to know the facts, I don’t know what difference I want makes.
HANNITY: It’s not to the issue at hand.
COULTER: I’ve heard he wanted all of his conversations tape recorded because he couldn’t remember what he said. I don’t know why she would be tape recording them in his room, but that would mean he’d be aware he’s being tame recorded.
HANNITY: The NBA knew about it.
COULTER: They certainly knew he was a whore monger. He has the prostitute sitting on one side, his wife on the other.
HANNITY: I thought it was a girlfriend.
COULTER: Current one is being called a girlfriend, and yet she gave him sex and he gave her two Bentleys, a Ferrari, and a Range Rover. I think we’re quibbling over the definition.
HANNITY: And a $1.8 million —
COULTER: A $1.8 million apartment which the wife is now suing the girlfriend for, which is probably the genesis of this.
HANNITY: Last question. Should the NBA, should NBA owners, three quarters of them are needed to force him to sell the team. I think it’s a no brainer. Sell the team. He does not represent —
COULTER: I think they should have done it a decade ago and we wouldn’t all be sitting back shocked that this disgusting manatee having sex with everything in sight and bragging about it in the deposition — do you expect him to have good race relations going? Why are we acting shocked with this piece of crap, point one. Point two — do not generalize. I am not in the same species with this person.
HANNITY: Well said, Ann Coulter.
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