Tomi Lahren: Protesting has been ‘cheapened by these man-hating feminists’

Tomi Lahren: Protesting has been ‘cheapened by these man-hating feminists’
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Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren tore into the hundreds of women protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying the right to protest has been “cheapened by these man-hating feminists.”

More than 300 demonstrators — predominately women — were taken into custody by police on Capitol Hill on Thursday while protesting against Kavanaugh following sexual misconduct allegations. 

Lahren took to Twitter early Friday morning to call the protests “so embarrassing.”

Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakePollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge Trump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing Flake opens up about threats against him and his family MORE (R-Ariz.) was confronted in an elevator by sexual assault survivors as he headed to a committee vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination late last month. 

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Other GOP senators verbally clashed with protesters on Thursday.

Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchHatch warns 'dangerous' idea of court packing could hurt religious liberty Former Democratic aide pleads guilty to doxing GOP senators attending Kavanaugh hearing How do we prevent viral live streaming of New Zealand-style violence? MORE (R-Utah) waved away a group of female protesters and told them to "grow up" and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHillicon Valley: House Dems subpoena full Mueller report | DOJ pushes back at 'premature' subpoena | Dems reject offer to view report with fewer redactions | Trump camp runs Facebook ads about Mueller report | Uber gets B for self-driving cars DOJ: Dem subpoena for Mueller report is 'premature and unnecessary' Dems reject Barr's offer to view Mueller report with fewer redactions MORE (R-S.C.), who has emerged as one of Kavanaugh’s fiercest allies, sparred with a protester in front of television cameras.

“You've humiliated this guy enough and there seems to be no bottom for some of you," Graham told a protester after she demanded Kavanaugh take a polygraph.

"Why don't we dunk him in water and see if he floats?" Graham added to the woman.

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayThe Hill's Morning Report — Mueller aftermath: What will House Dems do now? George Conway calls for Congress to remove Trump: He's 'a cancer' Hillicon Valley: Cyber, tech takeaways from Mueller report | Millions of Instagram passwords exposed internally by Facebook | DHS unrolling facial recognition tech in airports | Uber unveils new safety measures after student's killing MORE said on Friday morning that survivors of assault should “feel that anger” toward their attackers, not Republicans senators who are defending Kavanaugh.

“I’ve said ‘God bless them’ for coming forward, but they need to feel that anger toward their individual perpetrators, not toward senators who are unconnected completely from the awful things that have happened to them in the past,” Conway said.

Lahren’s colleague at the network, “Fox and Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt, said on Friday that there was “so much hypocrisy” surrounding the female anti-Kavanaugh protesters.

“You have women who are getting in their faces, in these senators’ faces and saying ‘how dare you talk to a woman that way,’” Earhardt said.

“They’re using gender to get their points across, but they’re the ones who are attacking men in the elevator, and yelling at them and then they’re saying ‘how dare you talk to a woman that way,’” Earhardt continued. “It’s pretty dangerous.”

Kavanaugh’s nomination has been embroiled in controversy ever since Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor, publicly accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school.

Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last month and detailed how Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and tried to remove her clothing at a house party in the 1980s.

Two other women came forward after Ford to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

The judge has vehemently denied all of the allegations against him.