Fox News contributor Ralph Peters leaves, now ‘ashamed’ of connection with channel

Fox News contributor Ralph Peters leaves, now ‘ashamed’ of connection with channel

[Ed. – Whatever, dude. Have noticed his commentary having a less useful/insightful quality recently anyway. Not everyone can handle the pace of our new geopolitical reality. At any rate, good luck to him.]

A retired United States Army lieutenant colonel and Fox News contributor quit Tuesday and denounced the network and President Donald Trump in an email to colleagues.

“Fox has degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration,” wrote Ralph Peters, a Fox News “strategic analyst.”

Peters’ full email to colleagues:

On March 1st, I informed Fox that I would not renew my contract. …

I feel compelled to explain why I have to leave. Four decades ago, I took an oath as a newly commissioned officer. I swore to “support and defend the Constitution,” and that oath did not expire when I took off my uniform. Today, I feel that Fox News is assaulting our constitutional order and the rule of law, while fostering corrosive and unjustified paranoia among viewers. Over my decade with Fox, I long was proud of the association. Now I am ashamed. …

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