“Quite simply, the position Fox has taken on our government’s policy of separating children from their parents is too heinous for me to accept,” Turkel wrote in an open letter to Fox News.
Turkel, an author and branding expert who has appeared on a number of networks over the years, singled out Fox hosts Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity for remarks on the children affected by President Donald Trump’s family-separation policy.
Coulter claimed children seen crying in videos at detention centers were merely “child actors” who were given scripts. Hannity, according to Turkel’s letter, said they were part of a “rolling invasion.” Another Fox contributor said the children were better off alone in the centers’ cages than with their parents. Laura Ingraham downplayed the detention center cages as “summer camps” or “boarding schools.”