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Meghan McCain vs. Laura Ingraham
Why the conservative talk-show host mocked McCain's weight
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eghan McCain’s recent criticisms of Ann Coulter have angered another female conservative pundit, said Rachel Oswald in The Raw Story. On her radio show recently, Laura Ingraham “mocked McCain's weight”—referring to her as “plus-sized”—and called her "just another valley girl gone awry." (listen here) Now a feud between the two is heating up—this could get interesting.

“Instead of intellectually debating our ideological differences about the future of the Republican Party,” said Meghan McCain in The Daily Beast, Ingraham “resorted to making fun” of my weight, “in the fashion of the mean girls in high school.” I was hoping to open up a constructive dialogue, but Ingraham chose to respond in a way “that was embarrassing to herself and to any woman listening to her radio program who was not a size 0.”

Weight is not Meghan McCain’s problem, said Michelle Malkin in her blog. The “trouble” with McCain is that, “like her father, she has no fixed ideological principles—conservative, liberal, or otherwise.” And her “maaaaverick-iness appears to be rooted less in any firm set of beliefs than in the need for liberal approbation.”

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