Fox Guest Sorry For Suggestion To Starve The Poor

TV Line reports:

Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer is doing a renovation on his reputation after a controversial Fox News interview where he compared unemployed bar and restaurant workers to “hungry dogs.” Taffer apologized on Friday after video of his interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham went viral.

In the interview, Taffer and Ingraham blamed COVID-era unemployment benefits for staffing issues in the bar and restaurant industry. “I had a friend in the military who trains military dogs,” Taffer offered.

“They only feed a military dog at night, because a hungry dog is an obedient dog. Well, if we are not causing people to be hungry to work, then we’re providing them with all the meals they need sitting at home. These benefits make absolutely no sense to us.”

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