Ingraham: Conservative Media, Establishment Ridicule Working People As "Meth-Heads, Horrible Fathers, Angry, Stupid Crackers"

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Laura Ingraham calls out conservative outlets who have written off and ridiculed working class Americans, namely the National Review. "These working people of the country are called meth-heads, horrible fathers, angry, stupid crackers," Ingraham said Tuesday.

Ingraham on how these Americans are painted by some in the conservative media: 'White America is all upset, white America, get a job, move on. Why don’t you move if you can’t find a job? You have four kids, you lost your factory job, you got a new job, they brought in a factory worker to replace you, tough noogies on you. Move.'

The nationally-syndicated radio host also addressed how the political establishment is resolute to the status quo. Ingraham said the politicians and their donor base aren't interested in reevaluating globalization or deindustrialization.

"We’re never going to change our policies. We are simply never going to reevaluate globalization, we are not going to cry one tear over the deindustrialization of upstate New York or western Pennsylvania, or the fact that we’ve lost so much of our dominance in major industries, such as the steel industry," Ingraham said.

Transcript, via Laura Ingraham Show:

INGRAHAM: I’m living in something called the real world, where regular folks who feel like politics have just cast them aside, they’ve been kicked around, ridiculed. You read on the pages of National Review, these working people of the country are called meth-heads, horrible fathers, angry, stupid crackers. That’s how they’re painted in the pages of conservative media outlets. “White America is all upset, white America, get a job, move on. Why don’t you move if you can’t find a job? You have four kids, you lost your factory job, you got a new job, they brought in a factory worker to replace you, tough noogies on you. Move.” That’s an interesting way of trying to cultivate your base and grow your base. Essentially, write off entire communities in the United States. If you’re a ghost town, that’s just too bad. We’re never going to change our policies.

We are simply never going to reevaluate globalization, we are not going to cry one tear over the deindustrialization of upstate New York or western Pennsylvania, or the fact that we’ve lost so much of our dominance in major industries, such as the steel industry. In the south, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, in Pennsylvania where these companies are shells of their former selves because of all this great government policy that was opening the world to all our of products.

And, when it was obvious we needed to re-examine these policies, and re-negotiate these trade deals so they were fair to Americans and actually worked for the American people, the politicians - many of whom are donating right now to Ted Cruz and the anti Trump super PACs - the politicians and their big donor base said, we aren’t changing. We aren’t changing our views on these global trade deals, we aren’t changing our views on the deindustrialization, we’re not changing our views on bringing in more of these H-1B visa holders or more foreign workers or bringing in the families or allowing the borders to be porous. We’re not changing our views on any of that, because for us, the status quo works quite well.

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