Then he asked it again to a huge laugh from the audience.
By the way, the theme of the week is “polarization” and right before Amol went on, the BBC’s Tony Hall called fake news the greatest threat of our lifetimes.
Rajan says, “wonder who you’re talking about.”
He polls the audience if Steve Bannon shouldn’t be here today, only about 10 hands out of about 200 go up.
He then pushed back while she was answering, asking “have you hired any black columnists.”
Bannon responds that he’s not actually racist, but is defending the working class and has already interrupted her trying to get a second question in.
Bannon says Breitbart’s articles about “black crime” was responsible journalism. Said Breitbart wrote about issues for the working class.
He’s painting the BBC as elite and out of touch.
When asked about anything in anyway he just says he stands by it.
Bannon: “Typical mainstream media. Did you ever ask that of Obama?”
Bannon: “Would BBC ever real-time fact check Corbyn?”
Bannon: “We’re adults just admit you hate Donald Trump.”
Bannon is now explaining why in Hungary that’s actually a fine thing to say.
Now he’s comparing it to the women of the Tea Party.
“We have to have great arguments about why the patriarchy makes sense.”
Bannon starts talking about his daughter serving in the military and all the women in his life he loves.