Laura Ingraham Apology - Ed Schultz has made a public apology for calling Laura Ingraham a slut during his broadcast on MSNBC. The conservative pundit answered back to him on Twitter. She also addressed the issue on her radio show even though she didn’t really want to talk about it.
“Ed Schultz: Apology accepted,” Ingraham tweeted on Thursday. She insisted there were more important issues - like Americans trying to find jobs and those in the Midwest reeling from deadly storms.
“Stuff is always said about me,” she said. “…I thought so little about it, I didn’t even mention it yesterday.”
Ingraham called the comment “crude,” but said Schultz’s remorse seemed genuine.
“It seemed heartfelt, it seemed like he really wished he hadn’t said it, and I accept the apology,” she added.
The war of words started on Tuesday when Ingraham suggested it was insensitive for President Obama to be drinking Guinness in Ireland while Joplin, Missouri dealt with the aftermath of a killer tornado.
Schultz hit back on his radio show on Wednesday.
“They’re not thinking about their next-door neighbor. They’re just thinking about how much this is going to cost. President Obama is going to be visiting Joplin, Mo., on Sunday, but you know what they’re talking about, like this right-wing slut, what’s her name? Laura Ingraham? Yeah, she’s a talk slut,” he said.
“You see, she was, back in the day, praising President Reagan when he was drinking a beer overseas. But now that Obama’s doing it, they’re working him over.”
His comments drew sharp criticism from MSNBC. The network announced Wednesday that Schultz would be suspended from his television show for a week — even with his nearly four minute long on-air apology.
After MSNBC made the announcement, Ingraham took to Twitter.
“Oh great, now his ratings will go up.”
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