Meghan McCain blasts NY Times: 'Everyone already knows how much you despise' conservative women

Meghan McCain blasts NY Times: 'Everyone already knows how much you despise' conservative women
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Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainWell-wishes pour in across media for Chris Cuomo after coronavirus diagnosis Clay Aiken podcast looks for political balance Meghan McCain announces pregnancy, plans to telecommute to 'The View' MORE blasted The New York Times on Twitter, accusing the newspaper of hating conservative women after it published an op-ed critical of the "The View" co-host.

McCain tweeted at the newspaper saying, “everyone already knows how much you despise red state, pro life, pro #2A conservative women, and wish we would all just go away.”


The ABC talk show co-host and daughter of the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainDemocratic super PAC targets McSally over coronavirus response GOP senator suspending campaign fundraising, donating paycheck amid coronavirus pandemic Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much MORE (R-Ariz.) was responding to an op-ed published Thursday entitled “‘The View’ Has a Meghan McCain Problem.”

The piece, authored by Shamira Ibrahim, called McCain the show’s “most polarizing and predictable figure” and her debates with other hosts and guests “just exhausting.”

“Every combative segment is immediately countered by a claim that it’s all just a harmless debate among friends, making the ostensibly organic on-air confrontations feel all the more performative, no matter how genuine the sentiment,” Ibrahim wrote.


The writer continued that after 2016 “we are presented with a platform that is devoid of the varnish of genteel.” 

“The problem is, with Ms. McCain still on the show, there’s not much to enjoy,” she wrote.

The outspoken McCain has gotten into her share of on-air squabbles over the past few months, including when she rallied conservative women on social media against co-host Whoopi GoldbergWhoopi GoldbergWhoopi Goldberg presses Sanders: 'Why are you still in the race?' Biden: I'm most concerned about misinformation during coronavirus crisis Meghan McCain invokes father in call to self-isolate, asks public to 'be selfless' MORE for telling her, “Girl, please stop talking.” 

Fellow conservative Abby HuntsmanAbigail (Abby) Haight HuntsmanMeghan McCain blasts NY Times: 'Everyone already knows how much you despise' conservative women Abby Huntsman leaving 'The View' to help run father's gubernatorial campaign De Niro: 'I would disown' my kids if they acted like Trump's MORE announced on Monday that she was leaving “The View” to assist with her father’s gubernatorial campaign in Utah. She reportedly had a strained relationship with McCain and complained about a troubled culture at the show.