As she’s done before on The View, host Meghan McCain gave a strong pro-life argument from the table of liberals, amidst their cheerleading for feminism on the March 8 show, which fell on International Women’s Day. McCain argued with fellow host Joy Behar that feminism wasn’t as straightforward as the dictionary definition. “[Does feminism include] the rights of unborn women as well?” McCain asked upfront.
As they’ve done before, the women at The View used the latest controversy over President Trump as a way to complain that President Obama had it worse. As news broke that porn star Stormy Daniels was back in the news again, suing President Trump, the View hosts whined that this story was just more proof of how Trump got away with everything, yet Obama faced unfair scrutiny.
By the end of the day on March 5, former Donald Trump campaign aide, Sam Nunberg, had made quite a few rounds of interviews by the networks even though it seemed something was not quite right with the guy either mentally or medically. It finally seemed so exploitative that even the crew of The View felt the nets were being overly exploitive. Perhaps one of those rare times that The View seemed sympathetic towards someone who was in any way connected with the Trump campaign or administration.
View co-host Whoopi Goldberg absurdly wondered if the Parkland high school shooting was the long-awaited “call” that would get teens involved in political activism. On ABC’s February 20 show, the hosts praised the students for “responding to a threat,” comparing the teens progressive activism to the Vietnam War, Civil Rights and women’s suffrage movements.
Thursday on ABC’s The View, the whole table addressed host Joy Behar’s mockery of Mike Pence’s Christian faith on Tuesday’s show that caused an uproar. Even though the rest of the table, with the exception of Meghan McCain and to some extent Whoopi Goldberg, also made vile comments, ABC only brought up Behar’s comments as controversial.
Tuesday on The View, the liberal hosts displayed a sudden respect for fired White House staffer Omarosa Manigault, after the controversial figure took her fame to reality television to spread malicious gossip about the Trump White House. With the exception of Meghan McCain, the hosts touted Omarosa’s supposed “leaks” about Vice President Mike Pence’s “scary” Christianity on CBS’s Celebrity Big Brother this week, as gospel-truth.
Monday on ABC’s The View, liberal hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin and Joy Behar called Vice President Mike Pence a hypocrite for sitting down while North Korean athletes marched into the stadium at the Olympic Games this weekend. Whoopi complained that Pence didn’t not show North Korea their due “respect,” while Hostin compared Pence’s actions to the NFL anthem protests.
On Thursday's The View show, during a discussion of reports that gay Olympic skater Adam Rippon had turned down the opportunity to meet with Vice President Mike Pence because of his views on gay rights, co-host Whoopi Goldberg at one point defended the decision by suggesting that meeting with Pence would be like a Jew having a meeting with a Nazi.
After Chief of Staff General John Kelly told reporters Tuesday that the discrepancy between the number of registered DACA recipients and those eligible for the program was probably due to people being too lazy or too fearful to apply for the program, the media went into a tailspin of fury over the adviser’s blunt comments.
Hollywood has never really been a shining advocate of clear lines between right and wrong.
But when it comes to Tinseltown's favorite rapey auteur, Roman Polanski, somehow the moral boundaries are not applicable anymore. In an interview with Howard Stern in 2003, brought to light by Jezebel, director Quentin Tarantino defended convicted child rapist Roman Polanski as innocent. His reason? “He didn’t rape a 13 year old, it was statutory rape. That’s not quite the same thing, alright?”
As Whoopi Goldberg appeared as a guest in a pre-recorded interview for CNN's The Axe Files on Saturday night, the liberal comedian and co-host of ABC's The View repeated the myth that Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell pledged not to work with Barack Obama right after he was elected President, and then claimed that "a lot of" the opposition to Obama was "based in race" as she declared that "That group that never got over the fact that slavery was abolished is still out there." She also responded to a question from host David Axelrod about why she always refuses to speak Donald Trump's name as she co-hosts The View.
As to be expected, the liberal hosts at ABC’s The View were less than thrilled by President Trump’s State of the Union last night. Since co-host Joy Behar was out sick, host Sunny Hostin took the mantle giving the hysterical anti-Trump take, decrying the “very offensive” speech that “demonized immigrants,” on the show’s January 31 episode.