Over the weekend, we reported that Katie Couric had questioned how those who supported her could be "deprogrammed". Now Meghan is shooting McCain back to tell Couric to "go to hell".
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McCain said on Monday on The View episode: "
“If you don't care about unity, then you should deal with politics because right now there is a vacuum to accommodate the four people – four out of ten Republicans who feel very disenfranchised, and when President Biden and Democrats do want a big tent party with some of these people, great, and if we're all just unfortunate and need to be reprogrammed like Katie Couric said then they can honestly go to hell because I don't have to be deprogrammed. "
"I just have a different perspective on how the government should be run," she added.
See also: Katie Couric asks how do we "de-program" people who have signed up for the Trump cult?
View's @MeghanMcCain just slammed @KatieCouric for her comments on Trump supporters who need to be "deprogrammed" – "Honestly, they can go to Hell because I don't need to be deprogrammed!" pic.twitter.com/5TqezOy9cl
– TV News HQ (@TVNewsHQ) January 25, 2021
Couric's anti-Trump comments
It did so after Couric told Real Time host Bill Maher that Trump voters must be "deprogrammed".
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"I mean, it's really bizarre, isn't it, when you think about how AWOL got so many of these congressmen. But I also think some of them believe that their constituents are junking them 24/7 on the internet and that they subscribed to this big lie, ”Couric said to Maher.
"And the question is, how can we really almost deprogram these people who signed up for the Trump cult," she added.
See also: Katie Couric's calls to "deprogram" Trump supporters come back to haunt them as she prepares to host "Jeoparydy."
Cornell Law School professor and media critic William A. Jacobson told Fox News that "the threat of" deprogramming "Trump supporters has" become common "among liberal journalists with news about Joe Biden during his 2020 campaign against Trump .
Democrats can call for unity whatever they want, but comments like Courics show they aren't really interested in that at all. Instead, “unity” in their minds just means silencing any conservative voices that politically disagree with them.
This piece was written by James Samson on January 25th, 2021. It originally appeared in LifeZette and is used with permission.
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