As Laura Ingraham bleeds sponsors, Parkland survivors reject her fake apology

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David Hogg is going after Laura Ingraham's advertisers, and it's working. Hogg via Twitter, Ingraham by Gage Skidmore (CC license 2.0)

More sponsors have pulled out of Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show, The Ingraham Angle, because of how she has treated David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting who became a gun control activist.

Yesterday LGBTQ Nation reported that four companies – TripAdvisor, Expedia, Wayfair, and Rachael Ray’s Nutrish – had severed ties with Ingraham’s show.

Now Nestle US and Hulu confirmed on Twitter that they have ended their sponsorships of the show, and NPR reports that Johnson & Johnson has as well.

The attack on her pocketbook caused Ingraham to issue a rare apology to Hogg for a tweet in which she called him whiney.

Fred Guttenberg, another Parkland survivor, tweeted that Ingraham’s apology was “to save [her] advertisers.”

Hogg retweeted that message and said that what he really wants is for Ingraham to denounce the way Fox News has treated the Parkland survivors.

Ingraham has not yet responded.

Conservatives, though, are saying that they’re going to boycott the companies that dropped their sponsorships of Ingraham’s show.

This is not the first time activists have targeted the advertisers of a Fox News show. Last year, Keurig pulled its ads from Sean Hannity’s show after he attacked the women who had accused Roy Moore of sexual harassment and assault.

Conservatives responded by posting videos to social media in which they smashed Keurig coffee machines. Sean Hannity is still on the air.

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