During her opening monologue on Monday evening, Fox News host Laura Ingraham lambasted Democrats for abandoning one of their own for the sake of what she called “political correctness” and cautioned Republicans against criticizing Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) in order “to avoid joining the PC puritans of the left.”
“So now everybody is walking on eggshells everywhere to avoid being called out for white privilege or gender privilege, without the privilege of knowing what this new orthodoxy even requires,” Ingraham said. “Ralph Northam’s fate will ultimately be decided by Democrats in the Commonwealth and Republicans would do well to avoid joining the PC puritans of the left. Because the Democrats, they’re tripping all over themselves to prove how enlightened they are by throwing even their own under the PC express.”
High ranking Democrats have called for Northam to resign after photos of him wearing blackface in college surfaced late last week. After a botched handling of the controversy, he has refused to resign and asked his staffers for more time to clear his name.
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