O’Reilly: White House Slaves Were ‘Well Fed’

First lady Michelle Obama delivered a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday evening, and folks just can’t stop talking about it.

And of course FOX “analyst” Bill O’Reilly had something to say. For the “Factor Tip of the Day” Tuesday, O’Reilly referenced the first lady’s speech where she mentions that slaves built the White House:

“I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves,” Mrs. Obama said in her keynote address. “I watch my daughters — two beautiful, intelligent, Black young women — playing with their dogs on the White House lawn.”

In response to her reference, O’Reilly took the opportunity to defend the conditions of slaves while building the White House saying they, “were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government, which stopped hiring slave labor in 1802.”

O’Reilly went on to say that, “the feds did not forbid subcontractors from using slave labor. So, Michelle Obama is essentially correct in citing slaves as builders of the White House, but there were others working as well.”

It didn’t take long for Black Twitter to come for O’Reilly’s neck:

Oh boy.