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.