Fox News Panel, Others Condemn Restaurant For Kicking Sarah Sanders Out

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The news that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted out of a Lexington, Virginia restaurant because of her work for President Trump was met with indignation from many, including a Fox News panel headed up by Neil Cavuto.

Panelist and “Gutfeld” co-host Katherine Timpf called the move “immature and really stupid,” adding that while one can certainly disagree with issues and policies, “you’re not actually accomplishing anything by kicking someone out of a restaurant–you’re just being petty.” (RELATED: Restaurant Owner Kicks Out Sarah Sanders)

Commentator Harlan Hill said the incident was “another example of how intolerant we’ve become as a society.”

“If there’s somebody at the table with a different opinion to your own, not only do you not want to engage in a conversation with them, you want to shut them down,” Hill said.

Cathy Areu called the Red Hen’s decision “just wrong,” noting that Sanders was “supporting the restaurant and the restaurant threw her out.”


The restaurant also drew criticism on Twitter, including Sanders’ father, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, calling the decision “bigotry.”

Others, however, applauded the Red Hen.

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