Later on the show, Beckel apologized. “When I talk about rednecks; blacks are rednecks, whites are rednecks, I was a redneck, Chinamen are rednecks.”
“Go to break,” Tantaros said amid further confusion and exasperation among the panelists.
PS — heh:
‘I hope you get AIDS and get hit by a taxi’ are obviously things that would never happen back-to-back as soon as a person walks out of the Comedy Cellar, but it was fun to say anyway.