Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin brought Fox News’ Sean Hannity on his radio show Tuesday evening, giving his conservative-media colleague the opportunity to provide his side and perspective on the Left’s efforts to pressure advertisers from deserting his Fox News program.
A suspected coordinated left-wing campaign has been initiated by the likes of Media Matters and BuzzFeed to target Hannity’s advertisers, ostensibly to take him off the air. Hannity said the conservative response to the boycott campaign was “overwhelming,” as advertisers like USAA and others have been convinced to reverse their initial decision to pull advertisements from Hannity’s cable news program.
“I’m so appreciative, humbled, thankful … If we don’t fight back, they’re going to pick all of us off,” the Fox News and talk radio host told Levin. “This is about silencing conservatives.”
Hannity encouraged listeners to go to MediaEqualizer.com to fight back against the leftist campaign to silence conservative voices. Further, he promised an equally devastating scoop and damning evidence with regard to Media Matters President Angelo Carusone, the organization’s finances, and “things said and done” by members of the left-wing organization.
“While we prefer not to be involved in this type of effort, we need to be on equal footing. We will continue to announce the advertisers that finance these efforts and support these hosts who allow lies and conspiracy theories to permeate the airwaves.
“If Media Matters ceases these type of assaults, we will do the same. Until then, we will list every advertiser that supports hosts like Rachel Maddow, an outright liar, and someone who deceives the public and defames conservatives on a daily basis,” the Media Equalizer website states.
“Fight fire with fire,” Hannity said. “This liberal fascism has to stop.”