Turning Point USA Staffer Apologizes After She Compared Hillary Clinton to Herpes on Fox News
Turning Point USA staffer Anna Paulina issued her own apology on Friday after she compared Hillary Clinton to herpes during a Fox News segment on Thanksgiving morning.
Paulina — who also decided to talk about border control in a segment that was supposed to be on Clinton’s emails — likewise suggested that goof was due to being placed in the wrong segment and the resulting “confusion” led to her herpes remark.
“Yesterday on Fox I was placed on the wrong segment & in the confusion made a brash and unprofessional joke. To Fox and those watching, I am deeply sorry,” she wrote.
She added: “My feeling simply is that Big Government creates dynasties like the Clintons that won’t go away & Americans are over it.”
After comparing Clinton to herpes, Paulina’s remark was immediately panned by Fox host Rick Leventhal as “not appropriate.”
“Okay, that is news that we are breaking here. Not appropriate,” Leventhal said before Paulina disappeared from the segment and did not return.
Afterward, Leventhal said that he ended the segment early and issued an apology to Fox viewers.
Fox News also offered an on-air apology to Clinton, saying after the segment’s end, “We are all Americans, and that is the focus and we want to reiterate that we do not condone the language that Anna Paulina just displayed here, and we apologize to Secretary Clinton for that.”
Watch Paulina’s remarks on Fox News, above
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