(The Hill) — Former CBS journalist Lara Logan claims she was “pushed out” at Fox News following controversial feedback she made late final 12 months evaluating Anthony Fauci to notorious Nazi physician Josef Mengele.
“No, I was definitely pushed out,” Logan stated throughout an interview with conservative radio host Eric Metaxas. “I mean, there is no doubt about that. They don’t want independent thinkers. They don’t want people who follow the facts regardless of the politics.”
Logan, who was not on Fox’s payroll, had beforehand hosted a docuseries produced by Warm Springs Productions titled “Lara Logan Has No Agenda,” episodes of which appeared on Fox’s streaming service Fox Nation. She has additionally appeared as a visitor on a lot of the community’s primetime opinion applications on cable, usually sharing her ideas on media protection, political points and different present occasions.
During an look in November on “Fox News Primetime,” Logan in contrast Fauci, the nation’s main infectious illnesses skilled, to the Nazi physician who labored at Auschwitz in the course of the Holocaust.
“What you see on Dr. Fauci, this is what people say to me, that he doesn’t represent science to them. He represents Josef Mengele … the Nazi doctor who did experiments on Jews during the Second World War and in the concentration camps,” Logan stated. “And I am talking about people all across the world are saying this. Because the response from COVID, what it has done to countries everywhere, what it has done to civil liberties, the suicide rates, the poverty, it has obliterated economies.”
Logan’s feedback had been extensively panned, together with by a lot of Jewish teams and the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum. She was additionally reportedly dropped by her expertise company following the feedback.
“I’ve always said I don’t belong to any party. I don’t belong to any one side,” Logan stated. “I really don’t care about media organizations who for years have reported false stories. Why should I care what they have to say?”