Russia Today anchor Liz Wahl quits on air

Russia Today anchor Liz Wahl resigned during her broadcast, explaining that she wanted no "part of a network that whitewashes the actions of Putin."

Wahl began her comments by referencing her colleague Abby Martin, who took time at the end of her show earlier this week to condemn Russian military intervention in Ukraine. Wahl explained that her personal background informed her decision: her grandparents fled from the Soviets during the Hungarian revolution, her father was a U.S. veteran, and her partner is a physician on a U.S. military base, where he sees “the ultimate prices that people pay for this country.”

Russia Today Anchor Liz Wahl Resigns Live On-Air Over “Whitewashing” of Putin’s Actions in Ukraine

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  1. DAYUM. Well, good for her. I personally may have a more nuanced view of the situation than she does (not in support of Russia's actions, but more like, weeeellll, doesn't the USA do stuff like this all the time, what about those apples?) But I give her mad props for for following her conscience, as well as having enough chutzpah to resign on air. smile

  2. wow, bravo. that was bad ass.

  3. Yeah, I do wonder if she'll just be better off being a propagandist for the western, corporate media but it's pretty saturated at the moment.

  4. You ever heard that two wrongs don't make a right? This is one of those situations.

    Russia's meddling foreign policy makes them dickheads. US's meddling foreign policy makes the dickheads. Just stop being dickheads.

  5. I heard it on RT. Must be true.

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