Skip to comments.‘View’ Hosts Melt Down, Lecture Republicans Who Support Trump As Part of His ‘Cult’
Posted on 07/13/2018 1:16:51 PM PDT by Morgana
Friday, The Views Hot Topics table, devolved into a shouting match between Republican hosts Meghan McCain and Tara Setmayer. The Never Trump, CNN commentator was a fill-in host for the day, and used the opportunity to air her grievances against Republicans who supported the President as part of a cult. McCain took issue with Setmayers rhetoric and the two sparred, as some of the liberal hosts chimed in to support Setmayer.
Host Joy Behar led the segment by explaining Trumps visit to the UK and his recorded interview with the British tabloid The Sun, where he derided Prime Minister Theresa May for not taking his advice on Brexit. The View then played a tape from this mornings press conference overseas, where President Trump accused the paper of not including everything he said about May, deriding the medias version as fake news.
Noting The Sun was owned by Fox News CEO Rupert Murdoch, Behar gushed, So now hes saying his own words are fake news....Who is left for his supporters to believe?
Setmayer was ready to fit in at the mostly liberal table. Him, him! It's a cult that way! she gushed. Meghan McCain was irritated and let her know it.
Please stop saying that--You said that last time you were here, McCain sighed.
I won't stop saying that, Setmayer shot back. I stand by it. It's not everyone. But there's a large group of people who blindly follow what this man says that dont think for themselves. When he can actually get away with saying things on tape and talk about the things as if they're fake news now. That is a cult. That is a cult! she gushed as the audience applauded.
Behar turned to McCain, wondering if she was so upset because she was a Trump supporter. Are you a Trump supporter? I never heard that, she asked, puzzled.
I defend his supporters because I understand it. Like I said yesterday with the book I asked everyone to read. I think when you're putting a giant swath of people that everybody has been brainwashed and in a cult-- she started to say.
I stand by it, Setmayer reiterated. McCain had enough and tried to call out Setmayer for not being true to her conservative principles.
Okay. As a conservative, you're mad at what is happening on the Supreme Court and the two Supreme Court choices? she asked bluntly.
Setmayer claimed that supporting President Trump wasnt worth the long-standing effects Supreme Court justices have on the country. I don't think it's worth it. Undermining government institutions, norms, and ideals, to have someone like this, whos dishonest and unfit to be President, is worth it. I don't. I don't! she gushed as the audience cheered her on again.
I so enjoy this -- It's Republican on Republican crime! Joy Behar chuckled.
McCain replied that Setmayer was ignoring what was going on in the conservative movement to make such a statement. He has 89% of Republican support. So 89% of the Republican party are in a cult? she asked, shocked.
Setmayer wouldnt back down from her harsh criticism. The one who is are -- the ones who are willing to speak out and criticize him when he deserves it, okay, fine. There's a large group, including a lot of members of Congress who have completely sold their principles down the river. They're hypocrites. Hypocrites!" she said.
Sunny Hostin chimed in to help Setmayer. Because they want to stay in power, she offered.
Yes! it's true, Setmayer gushed. Hostin followed up with, Do you think its worth staying in power?
I dont think it is! Setmayer touted, appealing to her lifelong devotion to conservatism and distress that it was being ruined by Trump. Even Hostin was confused as to why Setmayer still identified as a Republican.
Would you leave the Republican party over this? Why havent you left the party? she asked point blank.
McCain had enough of the hyperbole and repeated Hostins question.
Why haven't you left the party yet? If we're all so awful? she snapped.
Setmayer said she still believed in the principles just not the messengers.
Host Sara Haines stepped in to support Setmayer. There's a divide we have seen over and over with Republicans. A lot of people have conservative ideals that say, at what point am I giving up my humanity for this? she gushed.
For power! Hostin added amidst the applause.
As the audience applauded again, McCain became irate, as the hosts talked over each other.
Behar threatened she was going to cut to commercial if they didnt talk in turn. McCain berated the table for not trying to understand the people who voted for Trump and have compassion for them, instead of sitting at their studio in Manhattan and judging the middle of the country.
Haines took umbrage at that, pointing out that she came from middle America and her parents were Trump supporters.
My point was, there is a divide. Not all conservatives agree with Trump. Sadly they have to give up on things they did care about, like Supreme Court justices and other things because he's undermined the party, she lectured.
The rest of the hosts continued ignoring what McCain said.
Are they complicit? Hostin asked Haines. Setmayer cut in.
By not holding him accountable, they are complicit, she responded, adding that We couldve had a sane Republican. We didn't need Donald Trump to do it. before being cut off by a frustrated Meghan McCain.
Jeb Bush had $100 million and he still couldnt pull this off because the messaging was off! she gushed. Behar said she had to wrap it up and they cut to commercial.
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Hateful vermin on so-called entertainment TV (Bay Har De Har Har)
Does that mean I can sell flowers at the airport and chant “Hari Donald, Hari Donald” and dance around in a MAGA dress.
I may be a Deplorable, but The Views hosts are Disposables.
Did someone toss water on them?...............
How can those hags lecture someone that does not watch them?
The View is blind in its hatred of conservatives and anything defending America.
Showed the way with the worship of 0bama what with kids singing songs to him, schools named after him, roads and freeways named after him, getting the Nobel for doing absolutely nothing but just breathing. To this day we don’t know who 0bama is but yet the MSMLSD went back to Romney’s HS days to report on him bullying kids.
Meghan is practicing acting like a conservative for when she is appointed to Daddy’s Senate seat.
The View melting down is not news.
Don’t you already do that? I do.
Here’s to “sat chid Ananda” (cosmic bliss consciousness). And Go Trump!!”
So this Tara Setmayer is an alleged “conservative”?
Our Blessed President has all the right enemies. I think I got a lot of my conservative friends and some middle of the roader to vote Trump by mentioning who his enemies were.
I for one am tired on the abuse heaped upon us. Both hate speech and physical from the antifa @$$holes.
My fuse is getting shorter by the day.
The leftist scumbags need to back off or expect retribution.
>>>>>>>>>> I suppose to normal folks that might translate.....AMERICAN!
TRUMP.45 IF? We Can Keep Him???
Joy Behar. She reminds me of the lyrics of a Nilsson song.”Joy to the world was a wonderful girl, but to me, Joy means only Sorrow”
If she was in my circle, I might give her a nickname like Double-order
They don’t know us very well...
I only voted for Trump against Hillary!. I thought Trump was, at best, a NYC moderate ‘Pubbie and that all the great things he said were just his ‘negotiating position.’ But he would still be better than the Wicked Witch of the West Wing.
And I was completely wrong. President Trump has earned my vote in 2020. He will be the first President I have actually voted FOR since Reagan.
What an unhinged idiot. Hahahaha. I laugh at this moron’s obvious lack of intelligence. What a poinhead and nitwit.
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