Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines argue over voters being 'selfish'

The View co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines shared a tense moment while arguing over whether or not Americans who voted for President Donald were 'selfish' on Thursday.

The ladies had been discussing how Tuesday's election was a referendum on the States with moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar and Ana Navarro during the Hot Topics .

'For the past four years, this president has shown us that he is a misogynist, that he is homophobic, he is racist and that he mismanaged a coronavirus pandemic to the tune of over 250K American deaths,' the 52-year-old Bronx native said. 

Clash: The View co-hosts Sunny Hostin (L) and Sara Haines (R) shared a tense moment while arguing over whether or not Americans who voted for President Donald Trump were 'selfish' on Thursday

Clash: The View co-hosts Sunny Hostin (L) and Sara Haines (R) shared a tense moment while arguing over whether or not Americans who voted for President Donald were 'selfish' on Thursday

Heated: The ladies had been discussing how Tuesday's election was a referendum on the States with moderator Whoopi Goldberg (T-L) and co-hosts Joy Behar (M) and Ana Navarro (B-R) during the Hot Topics segment

Heated: The ladies had been discussing how Tuesday's election was a referendum on the States with moderator Whoopi Goldberg (T-L) and co-hosts Joy Behar (M) and Ana Navarro (B-R) during the Hot Topics segment

'Yet 50% of America saw all of that and looked the other way to their brothers and their sisters and said, "I'm gonna vote for him anyway." That is really disheartening. For me, that means that you are selfish.'

Hostin continued: 'I'm not gonna say that 50% of Americans are racist and sexist and homophobic, but I will say that tells me they will look the other way to that kind of behavior, to the plight of their fellow Americans, if personally they feel they are doing okay and they will do better under that type of president and that, I think, is despicable. It is un-American.'

The Iowa-born 43-year-old - who's a self-described 'slightly left leaning moderate' - said she 'disagreed with Sunny' and said Democrats 'can't expect empathy if we don't give it' to Republicans.

'People are raised in different places and they have different things at the top of their ballot they're voting for,' Haines said.

The 52-year-old Bronx native said: 'For the past four years, this president has shown us that he is a misogynist, that he is homophobic, he is racist and that he mismanaged a coronavirus pandemic to the tune of over 250K American deaths'

The 52-year-old Bronx native said: 'For the past four years, this president has shown us that he is a misogynist, that he is homophobic, he is racist and that he mismanaged a coronavirus pandemic to the tune of over 250K American deaths'

Sunny added: 'Yet 50% of America saw all of that and looked the other way to their brothers and their sisters and said,

Sunny added: 'Yet 50% of America saw all of that and looked the other way to their brothers and their sisters and said, "I'm gonna vote for him anyway." That is really disheartening. For me, that means that you are selfish'

'And I think when we start conversations with - which Sunny you clarified you've said, "I'm not calling them racist. I'm not calling them sexist. But you say they're turning their cheek...

'It's not going to lead to a productive conversation. It's going to keep people at opposite ends of the spectrum and the dining room table until we find a way to have a healthier conversation about these differences.'

Sunny shot back: 'But this conversation must be honest. I'm not saying that it has to be filled with name-calling, but it cannot be filled with lies.'

The lawyer said the election showed us the true character of many Americans and that doesn't mean half the country is 'homophobic, sexist, or against transgender rights.'

'It's not going to lead to a productive conversation': The Iowa-born 43-year-old - who's a self-described 'slightly left leaning moderate' - said she 'disagreed with Sunny' and said Democrats 'can't expect empathy if we don't give it' to Republicans

'It's not going to lead to a productive conversation': The Iowa-born 43-year-old - who's a

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