I wish I didn’t have to live in a world where this was news.
Unfortunately, we live in one where being popular and successful and good at your job is no guarantee that you won’t be peremptorily thrown under the bus on the flimsiest of pretexts by employers who too often care more about conforming to the latest politically correct rules than they are in protecting their core business model.
The left knows this and exploits this corporate cowardice mercilessly, in line with Lenin’s dictum: “Push with the bayonet. If you feel mush, push harder…”
Had Fox caved, its credibility with its viewers would have been toast.
Indeed. There is not a scientific device in existence capable of measuring how little how most of us care that this frankly sinister kid was rejected by UC Los Angeles, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine. You can bet that had he got in, he would have spent most of his time campaigning to decolonize the curriculum, transgender every bathroom, Occupy every lecture hall…
Second—and more importantly as far as Laura Ingraham’s career is concerned—you should never apologize to Social Justice Warriors (SJWs). Period.