Fox News Host Gets Dragged as ‘Complete Moron’ for Falsely Claiming America Was First to End Slavery (Video)

 
 
 
Fox News host Katie Pavlich is under fire for her false claim that America was "the first country" to end slavery "within 150 years." She was also criticized for demanding America deserves "credit" for ending slavery, when as even her Fox News co-hosts noted, it took a deadly civil war to do so.

"They keep blaming America for slavery, but the truth is that throughout human history slavery has existed," Pavlich complained on Tuesday. "America came along as the first country to end it within 150 years. And we get no credit for that."

Pavlich's "within 150 years" claim appears to be mean within 150 years of being founded as an independent nation.

And it's false, as historian and author Kevin Kruse noted:

CNN's Nathan McDermott adds:

Journalist, media executive and former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien weighed in:

Pavlich, apparently angry, responded, again, with a totally false tweet:

Meanwhile, the internet responded.

Washington Post opinion columnist and MSNBC contributor:

Media Matters' reporter:

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