Has Meghan McCain already become a liability for Fox? & UPDATE

Regurgitating father’s odd, self-serving views doesn’t match conservative format

Just weeks ago to much fanfare and hoopla, Meghan McCain was named a permanent co-host of Fox network’s weekday news program “Outnumbered.” Tattoos hidden, nostrils sculpted, a couple of enhancements added and newly slimmed — Meghan is clearly not the brightest bulb in the all-fem chandelier — the format of which features a lone male guest. The day her father, then in a tough senate reelection race, showed up on the set as that guest, awkwardly epitomized bungled thinking.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to share my unique perspective with viewers on a now daily basis,” Meghan solemnly stated as she began her new job. Her “unique perspective“?  In this interview with People magazine after the Republican National Convention, Meghan McCain, 32, admitted she cried when the Republican Party made Trump its presidential nominee. “This is a garbage election with two garbage candidates and America deserves a lot better than this,” she said at the time. As a testament to her impeccable judgment, Megan registered as an Independent when she was 18 and bragged that she voted for John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.

Ms. McCain’s Republican credentials have always been suspect. She became a Republican as a Father’s Day surprise, in a display of “commitment” to her Dad. It’s worth noting that at the time, he was the GOP nominee for the U.S. Presidency.

As John McCain, who withdrew his lukewarm support from GOP candidate — now President-elect Donald Trump — showboats, things have gotten even dicier.  McCain and his omnipresent traveling buddy and senate colluder Lindsey Graham have announced they will hold hearings on what they regard as Russia’s interference with our presidential elections. The aim is to cast doubt on Trump, delegitimizing the breadth of his popularity and neutralizing him on the world stage before he assumes office. Even the hard-left Rolling Stone writes the Russian hack story of the Democrat National Committee emails “stinks.

And Meghan?  Unable to continually spew her daddy’s talking points, she has been absent from the “Outnumbered” set for several days. She’s too new at the job to be given holiday vacation time that long timers have earned. It would be a wise corporate move to say she’s unable to continue her gig due to other pressing considerations.


It would be understandable that after her 81-year-old father’s mid-July diagnosis of what his doctors at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale described as an “aggressive form of brain cancer,” (which they initially downplayed), Meghan would want to spend time with him as he undergoes chemotherapy treatments. But Dad is busy using his waning days to continue to bash President Donald Trump — most recently attending an international economic (must see video) and policy conference in Lake Como, Italy. Still unable to come to terms with his own massive presidential defeat, he threw these shots at Trump where he could get the most mileage. McCain was so proud of his undercutting the president on the international stage that he posted his remarks on his senate website.

“I realize that I come to Italy at a time when many are questioning whether America is still committed to remaining engaged in the world, to upholding our traditional alliances and standing up for the values we share,” he said. “I also realize—and there is no point in avoiding a little straight talk here—that this doubt has much to do with some of the actions and statements of our President.”

Very statesman-like.

It’s obvious the marginal Meghan McCain is absent from co-hosting Fox’ Outnumbered due to reasons entirely separate from her father’s serious illness. Her short-lived tenure served the purpose of getting him coverage during his 2016 senate race in which no lie was too outrageous to use against his very able and conservative opponent, Dr. Kelli Ward, whom he outspent 10 to 1. and bizarrely accused of aiding ISIS. It was McCain, himself, who actually admitted to having an ongoing relationship with the terrorists, calling them “freedom fighters.”

In the presidential race Meghan and John McCain voted for scandal plagued liberal Hillary Clinton. Sick or well, young or old, that’s who they are. It’s in their DNA. In the meantime, don’t hold your breath waiting for her return to co-hosting duties on Fox.


9 Responses to Has Meghan McCain already become a liability for Fox? & UPDATE

  1. Saguaro Sam says:

    Meghan McCain’s Twitter account shows a message that she is “going off grid” and will be back on “Outnumbered” the second week of January. Maybe she likes Cambodia and Thailand and SE Asia as much as her daddy and John Kerry seem to.
    Or maybe she’s headed to Aspen to de-stress after grueling days having her hair and makeup done as show prep.

    The Murdoch boys, James and Lachlan, seem to have a penchant for blondes. So my guess is that she will get promoted at FOX.

    Meanwhile, former FOXster Gretchen Carlson, who famously waited Years before deciding to become upset about Roger Ailes and his alleged—not one shred of proof—-sexual advances—-well Gretchen’s got a new gig on the TODAY show at NBC.
    A quick $20 million bucks in payoff money from FOX apparently eased her pain better than an Advil.

    Megan Kelly is also being courted by NBC. $20 million is the number for her, also.

    These 3 blonde FOXsters should feel lucky—–the British press reported this week that women in Sweden, out of desperation, are dying their beautiful blonde hair black in an attempt to keep rapist muslims from attacking them.

    Also, looks like Greta Van Susteran will be back on TV soon.
    Rumor has it that she has several offers, with MSNBC trying hard to grab her and her loyal following. Her new book will be out in April, so it makes sense that she will jump back on TV in time to promote it.

    • Maggie says:

      It would be foolish to deny that political connections can help jumpstart a career, but eventually you have to carry your own weight. Meghan McCain is still an airhead. Accomplished journalists Harris Faulkner and Sandra Smith must have been thrilled to have to share the stage they so ably handled with this silver spoon poser. The only positive about Miz McCain is that she speaks so fast, it’s difficult to follow what she’s trying to say. I rarely watch since she came on. Saw it for the first time in weeks while I was getting my car lubed, and Fox was on in the waiting room. Mercifully, she was gone.

  2. Doc says:

    Meghan McCain…HHHmmm…if you tied a dollar to her…she STILL wouldn’t be worth a dollar…

  3. Conservative Since Birth says:

    My favorite from the above SRAZ commentary: “Tattoos hidden, nostrils sculpted, a couple of enhancements added and newly slimmed — Meghan is clearly not the brightest bulb in the all-fem chandelier … ” Well placed snark.

    Meghan McCain is an air-headed trust fund baby. I’ve seen her refer to her “home state Arizona” several times like she knows what’s going on from her ritzy pad in L.A. where she’s been for several years. I’ve wondered if she dates. Never a mention about guys (or gals), but I don’t watch “Outnumbered” where it might be brought up. She’s a liberal and the personification of ‘white privilege’ who really doesn’t care much about the people out here in middle America. She’s on Fox only because of her name – and taking time off won’t endear her to the ladies who constantly have to fill in for prima donna’s like McCain and the other obnoxious Megyn.

    Her daddy should get clued in by the article from the Lefty Rolling Stone. But he and Lindsey would rather undermine the president-elect using hearsay, rumors and no facts. The McCain gaggle against Trump also includes Jeff Flake, Lisa Murkowski and sometimes Marco Rubio. I hope they’re all left out in the cold.

  4. Conservative Since Birth says:

    Short damning article with lots of pictures. McCain the war monger

    Senator John McCain Demands “Act of War” Against Russia… | The Last Refuge


    • Arizona Conservative Guy says:

      Fascinating! Thanks for posting this link here. John McCain is a moron born into wealth and privilege with both his father and grandfather serving as Admirals in the US Navy. How else would this marginal twerp get into high standards Annapolis?

      We, the American taxpayers, foot the bill for his endless global travels and he concludes ISIS members and Muslim Brotherhood elite are our friends because he’s too damn dumb to know the difference.

      John McCain is Arizona’s embarrassment, but it’s our fault as well as his since we haven’t been able to oust this dangerous old fool.

      State Republic Chairman Robert Graham is in McCain and Flake’s pocket. We’ve been had, folks.

  5. Saguaro Sam says:

    While All In One Week Pappy McCain advocates “war” with Russia (in a photo op with his sidekick Lindsey Graham) and
    vows to fight Trump on borders and immigration (in a photo op with Jeff the Flake), this is what happened last night in Southern AZ:


    Ironically, at the border station named for Agent Brian Terry.

  6. Hometown Guy says:

    Turned on Fox News’ Outnumbered this morning to see if Meghan McCain is still MIA. Yep!! This is the beginning of week TWO with the vacuous new co-host not being on the set. Looks like Seeing Red AZ is on to something.