Beligerant Democrat operative and political commentator Bob Beckel was fired for the second time from FOX News on Friday, according to a statement obtained by Variety.
According to the report, Beckel, a co-host of “The Five,” someone who has repeatedly had to be beeped out because of a propensity to throw F-bombs on the air, was canned because of a racially derogatory remark made to a black tech employee at the news network.
“Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” Fox News said in the statement.
Fox News’ human resources department was made aware of a complaint about what one person familiar with the situation characterized as a “racially insensitive remark” on Tuesday evening. Executives conducted an internal investigation, this person said, and decided to part ways with Beckel Friday morning.
According to the report, the attorney representing the black IT employee who was servicing Beckel’s computer, Beckel “stormed out of the office,” and told his client “that he was leaving his office because he was black.”
Bob Beckel, who worked in the Jimmy Carter administration managed Walter Mondale’s failed 1984 presidential campaign against Ronald Reagan, was previously fired from FOX News in 2015, but was rehired this year to much fanfare.