MSNBC's Tiffany Cross Comes For 'Princess' Meghan McCain Over Identity Politics

Written by on March 27, 2021

MSNBC host Tiffany Cross completely threw down Saturday in an epic rebuttal to Meghan McCain’s rants about identification politics on “The View” ― calling her a no-talent “princess” who owes her profession to being the daughter of the late Republican Sen. John McCain.

Cross went after McCain after the “View” co-host addressed criticisms earlier this week that President Joe Biden doesn’t have sufficient Asian Individuals in senior administration positions.

McCain argued it’s a “slippery slope” when gender and race can turn into extra necessary than “your talent {qualifications}.”

“We’ve solely had one Asian American host co-host this present,” McCain stated on “The View” Wednesday. “So does that imply that one in every of us must be leaving in some unspecified time in the future, as a result of there’s not sufficient illustration?”

Seems like a plan, Cross responded Saturday, since McCain’s “expertise, so far as I can inform, is discovering nice Black hairstylists and benefiting from nepotism.”

“Sure, one in every of it is best to undoubtedly lose your job,” Cross declared. “I’ll provide you with two guesses, however you’ll solely want one.”

Cross sarcastically claimed that McCain is “actually shy” about mentioning her well-known father — then performed a montage of McCain doing simply that, time and again and over.

“Let’s discuss identification politics,” Cross stated. She famous that the time period was initially coined by three feminists to articulate “Black girls’s wrestle on the nexus of race, gender and sophistication oppressions.” However white voters are as animated by identification politics as some other group, Cross identified. And simply as “spoiled little gun-toting faux-Christian narcissists get to make calls for of their chosen politicians, so, too, do these of us who helped pave the way in which for this administration,” she stated.

Cross famous that McCain appears involved about the concept “an individual’s ethnic identification might afford them some benefit.” And she or he had a concept why that may be.

“It’s referred to as projection ― when one unconsciously ascribes traits that you simply don’t like about your self, and attribute them to another person,” the MSNBC host stated. “Like, I don’t know, if my solely expertise was who I used to be associated to, I could assume that everybody else had some related unfair benefit, you realize?”

For one in every of her closing factors, Cross addressed McCain instantly, whereas noting that white folks haven’t ever precisely struggled to see themselves represented on TV and within the halls of energy.

“Everybody deserves to see themselves mirrored on this area,” Cross stated, referring to broadcast media. “As somebody who grew up craving to see my lived expertise mirrored again to me, after which needed to crawl, claw and battle at each flip to take up area in broadcast media, I merely ask: How dare you?”

Take a look at Cross’ takedown of McCain within the Twitter video above.


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