On Friday, Fox News host Laura Ingraham made an eye-catching comparison, arguing that those who supported U.S. adventurism in the Middle East should similarly want to "liberate" states under coronavirus lockdowns.
How many of those who urged our govt to help liberate the Iraqis, Syrians, Kurds, Afghanis, etc., are as committed… https://t.co/7kntLrB36h— Laura Ingraham (@Laura Ingraham) 1587149010.0
Commenters on social media slammed Ingraham for the comparison.
@IngrahamAngle What the fuck is wrong with you? seriously.— John Weaver (@John Weaver) 1587152547.0
@IngrahamAngle This is quite possibly the dumbest tweet I've seen this week and that's saying it a lot.— Paul 👻 (@Paul 👻) 1587149433.0
@IngrahamAngle “Applebee’s is only take-out!?!? UGH! THIS PLACE IS WORSE THAN SYRIA!”— Santa Claus, CEO (@Santa Claus, CEO) 1587153433.0
@IngrahamAngle By the way, 81% of all Americans agree with these stay-at-home orders-- so maybe Ingraham and her co… https://t.co/Qxh74mtose— Brian Tyler Cohen (@Brian Tyler Cohen) 1587151170.0
@IngrahamAngle Liberate OH from the tyranny of it's REPUBLICAN Gov! Liberate MD from the tyranny of it's REPUBLICAN… https://t.co/zxv7lyfHDe— Facts Do Matter (@Facts Do Matter) 1587157839.0
@IngrahamAngle Liberate them from what oppression? Who has invaded the USA?— Dr Martin Character Matters (@Dr Martin Character Matters) 1587153106.0
@IngrahamAngle Also: Trump literally praised Saddam's use of chemical weapons on civilians.— Sailor Haumea ⚦ ♀ (@Sailor Haumea ⚦ ♀) 1587155558.0
@IngrahamAngle This is the stupidest tweet I’ve read yet. But what the hell, turn them loose and let Darwin’s Law sort them out 🤪🤪— ltmcdies 🇨🇦🥂 (@ltmcdies 🇨🇦🥂) 1587156888.0
@IngrahamAngle LIBERATE THE UNITED STATES! https://t.co/KHfFhrhzGN— “We The People” (@“We The People”) 1587149537.0