Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren was suspended from “The Blaze” following her appearance on “The View” last Friday. It has been confirmed that her show will not be in production this week, and there could be a possibility she does not return due to growing tensions with boss Glenn Beck.
But the bizarre twist in this entire story is that Lahren was not suspended for any inflammatory remarks.
Instead, she simply veered from the party line and admitted she was pro-choice.
Then, all hell broke loose as a barrage of attacks came down from her fan base, calling Lahren a “hypocrite” and fans saying they were “disappointed” in her stance which abandons traditional conservative beliefs.
Lahren’s comments on “The View” were as follows:
“I am pro-choice, and here’s why,” Lahren said. “I am someone that loves the Constitution, I am someone that’s for limited government, so I can’t sit here and be a hypocrite and say I’m for limited government but I think that the government should decide what women do with their bodies. I can sit here and say that as a Republican, and I can say, ‘You know what? I’m for limited government, so stay out of my guns and you can stay out of my body as well.’”
Seems pretty mild, right?
Well, when a majority of the audience came from the far right and hasn’t exactly shown much sense or ability to reason — these are generally Donald Trump’s staunchest supporters, after all — it lit a fire like no one could have imagined.
So, here we are. The rising conservative rock star is now in limbo as she awaits news on the next stage of her career. But don’t worry, with 4 million followers on social media, she’ll be just fine.
Lahren has yet to issue a formal statement on the matter, but she has responded on social media with a series of messages.
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