Bryant Gumbel on NRA: ‘They’re pigs … a curse upon the American landscape

Bryant Gumbel on NRA: ‘They’re pigs … a curse upon the American landscape

[Ed. – Bryant Gumbel is pig, a curse upon the American landscape.]

Bryant Gumbel, HBO host, had this to say about the National Rifle Association: Members are “pigs,” a “curse” on America and about the most uncaring organization in history.

“There are a few things I hate more than the NRA,” he said, while discussing a segment he did on “Real Sports” that was titled, “Eat What You Kill,” The Blaze reported.

He went on: “I mean, truly. I think they’re pigs. I think they don’t care about human life. I think they are a curse upon the American landscape.”

Mr. Gumbel also said during the talk that he still feels how differently he was treated during his time as co-host of NBC’s “Today” show, when compared to other news personalities, suggesting that his skin color had a lot to do with it.

“I used to say when I hosted the ‘Today’ program that if Barbara Walters, Ted Koppel and I all asked the same difficult question in the same tone of voice with the same look on our faces, Koppel would be characterized as brilliant and prepared, Barbara would be characterized as [expletive] and I would be characterized as arrogant,” he said, The Blaze reported. “So when you ask is it a negative thing, well, it shouldn’t be, but it is often thrown at someone of color as if, ‘Who the hell do you think you are?’”

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