Lauren Hogg and David Hogg fight back against Laura Ingraham’s bullying

Lauren Hogg and David Hogg fight back against Laura Ingraham’s bullying

David Hogg is calling for people to contact Ingraham’s Fox News advertisers. Here are some recent ones.

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Since the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Fox News host Laura Ingraham has been one of the main right-wing figures touting assault weapons as “safe” and attacking the student survivors:

  • Ingraham said the Parkland, FL, students should not be given “special consideration” on gun policy, arguing that their “pain and loss” was being exploited.
  • Ingraham told her viewers that the March 14 student walkout wasn’t some sort of “organic outpouring of youthful rage,” saying it was “nothing but a left-wing, anti-Trump diatribe.”
  • Ingraham blamed “mental illness”and “broken or damaged families” for the shooting.
  • Hours after the Parkland shooting, Ingraham defended the murder weapon as “so safe.”
  • Ingraham used Parkland survivors to call for more attention to anti-abortion protests.

Then, on March 28, Ingraham tweeted a link to a Daily Wire article saying Parkland survivor David Hogg was rejected by some colleges. Ingraham accused Hogg of whining about it:

David Hogg’s sister Lauren Hogg responded:

David Hogg then called for followers to contact Ingraham’s advertisers:

Media Matters President Angelo Carusone noted two of Ingraham’s major advertisers, Liberty Mutual and Bayer:

Hogg tweeted #ShutUpAndBeObjective, a reference to Ingraham previously telling athletes like LeBron James and Kevin Durant to "shut up and dribble." There was a significant backlash to those remarks.

Ingraham tried to walk back her comments on Hogg:

Hogg refused to back down:

Advertisers NutrishTripAdvisorWayfairExpediaNestleJos A BankJohnson & JohnsonHuluStitch FixJenny CraigOffice DepotHonda, Liberty Mutual, Principal, Miracle-Ear, Ruby Tuesday, and AtlantisEntertainment Studios, and Bayer have made statements about future ads not appearing on Ingraham's program. In addition to those, here's a list of other advertisers of Ingraham’s, should anyone want to contact them.

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David Hogg, Laura Ingraham
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The Ingraham Angle
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