Fox News Channel analyst Brit Hume has deleted a Fourth of July tweet that suggested Democrats "sure don't love" America.
Hume had referred to a Gallup poll that said 47 percent of Americans said they were "extremely proud" to be Americans, the lowest percentage in the 18 years that the polling company has been asking that question. Among Democrats, 32 percent of poll respondents said this.
In his since-deleted tweet, Hume had linked to an article about the poll in a conservative blog that was titled, "Why do Democrats hate America?"
"Hate may be too strong a word but they sure don't love it," Hume wrote.
Hume later wrote...