Ed Schultz Examines Why Heartless Republicans 'Claim to be Christians' While Being 'Mean' to the Poor

August 20, 2014 | 5:52 PM EDT

[For more, see NewsBusters.] Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Wednesday examined a viewer question as to why heartless Republicans "claim to be Christians" while, at the same time, being "mean" to the poor. The Ed Show host ranted, "Well, they are mean to the poor because they don't recognize the poor. They think if you're poor and economically challenged in this country, it's your own damned fault."