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Fox News host slips up and uses extremely racist statement live on the air

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) after attending the 6th China-U.S. Security & Economic Dialogue
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) after attending the 6th China-U.S. Security & Economic DialoguePhoto by Pool/Getty Images

A Fox News host had a major slip of the tongue and used a racist slur during an on screen rant.

When discussing who he thought posed the biggest threat to the United States duriing Thursdays's episode of "The Five," co-host Bob Beckel didn't follow the usual network line of Muslims, atheists or President Obama, but actually choose China and the Chinese people. During his rant of why China is the biggest threat to the country, Beckel referred to them as "Chinaman."

"The Chinese are the single biggest threat to the national security of the U.S. They have been, they will be and they can wait, they're very patient. Do you know what we just did? As usual, we bring them over here and we teach a bunch of Chinamen -- er, Chinese people -- how to do computers and then they go back to China and hack into us."

Channeling his inner Archie Bunker, Beckel hit back hard at the Chinese people, and his fellow co-hosts could do nothing but hang their head in shame and laugh. Andrea Tantaros said "That is going to end up on 'The Soup,'" while the rest of the crew couldn't stop chuckling. The ironic part of the story, Beckel is considered the only liberal on the panel.