Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes resign from Fox News over ‘irresponsible’ voices like Tucker Carlson

News & Politics

Two Fox News contributors resigned over what they called “irresponsible” voices at the cable news network.

Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes of the Dispatch resigned as contributors on Sunday and specifically cited a documentary purporting to document the real story of the Jan. 6 rioting at the U.S. Capitol.

“Fox News still does real reporting, and there are still responsible conservatives providing valuable opinion and analysis. But the voices of the responsible are being drowned out by the irresponsible,” wrote the pair in a statement about their resignation.

Goldberg and Hayes had been occasional contributors at Fox News since 2009. They have both been noted conservative critics of the policies and behavior of former President Donald Trump.

You Might Like

The statement went on to call Carlson’s special a “collection of incoherent conspiracy-mongering, riddled with factual inaccuracies, half-truths, deceptive imagery, and damning omissions.”

They call the documentary “dangerous” and compare the narrative to that which ended up with the rioting at Jan. 6 at the Capitol.

“If a person with such a platform shares such misinformation loud enough and long enough, there are Americans who will believe—and act upon—it,” the statement continued.

The two received support from another anti-Trump conservative figure, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), who tweeted, “Thank you ⁦@stephenfhayes⁩ and ⁦@JonahDispatch⁩ for standing up for truth and calling out dangerous lies.”

A Fox News executive reportedly said that the network had not intended to re-sign either Hayes or Goldberg when their contracts came up for renewal in 2022.

Carlson mocked Goldberg and Hayes in a comment to the New York Times, saying that their resignations were welcome news.

“Our viewers will be grateful,” said Carlson.

Here’s more about the resignations from Fox News:

Two Fox News Contributors Quit Over Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 Documentary

Articles You May Like

I Have a Bad Case of Red State Envy
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal extends universal healthcare for California’s 1.1 million illegal aliens
Eye-opening poll shows 59% of Dem voters want unvaccinated confined at home, 45% want them in ‘designated facilities,’ 48% demand fines or imprisonment for anyone who questions efficacy of vaccines
Tulsi, Not Hillary, Is Biden’s Real Primary Threat in 2024
New York restauranteur stands up to Dem politicians over vaccine mandate — then he issues bold challenge

Leave a Comment - No Links Allowed:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *