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

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Meghan McCain 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 McCain (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 Goldberg for telling her, “Girl, please stop talking.” 

Fellow conservative Abby Huntsman 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.

Tags Abby Huntsman conservative women John McCain Meghan McCain op-ed The New York Times The View Whoopi Goldberg

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