Vietnam Veterans of America are fighting mad at Fox News and contributor Liz Trotta. You may recall that Trotta shocked viewers last week when she responded to a rise in violent sexual assaults in the military by arguing that with women serving so closely alongside men, “Now, what did they expect?” John Rowan, VVA National President, has answered Trotta with a no-holds-barred denunciation of her remarks and of Fox News for not condemning them.
In a blistering press release, Rowan said,
“Ms. Trotta’s despicable commentary has sent a shock wave through the ranks of our membership and beyond. …As veterans who fought to uphold our Constitution, we hold sacred all the rights it insures… As such, we are appalled that Ms. Trotta would use the Fourth Estate as a vehicle to condone the criminal acts of some by contending that sexual assault in the military is ‘expected’ behavior. It is a disgrace that FOX would stand behind this type of commentary. Ms. Trotta owes the men and women of our military and those in the veterans’ ranks an apology, and VVA believes FOX should demand it of her.”
We couldn’t agree more. You can demand an apology from Fox News, too, by contacting the show at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by tweeting them at @ANHQDC. They’ve also got a Facebook page.
(H/T John M.)
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