A “Fox & Friends” host briefly knocked NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch off her game when he threw her a fastball when she expected a softball.
The conservative activist appeared Thursday morning on Fox News to respond to criticism she’s received from gun violence survivors and elected officials in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
“So are you a terrorist?” asked host Steve Doocy, sarcastically referring to a charge leveled by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy against the NRA.
Loesch took a whack at the meatball Doocy served up.
“I mean, I’m a mom, I have kids,” she said. “I mean, we are dealing with homework issues late last night, maybe making my kids get all their homework done makes me some kind of terrorist. I can’t take seriously anyone who says that they’re coming to this conversation. I cannot take their claims in good faith genuinely or seriously at all when they decide to insult and smear millions of law-abiding Americans.”
Loesch urged parents to upload videos of themselves justifying their gun ownership, and her comments showed the Parkland survivors’ pointed criticism had resonated with her.