Ace Hardware backs down on threats to pull ads from Laura Ingraham’s show

Ace Hardware backs down on threats to pull ads from Laura Ingraham’s show
Laura Ingraham (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Is real reason that they were feeling heat from 2A supporters?]

Ace Hardware has resumed advertising on Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show after initially saying it would pull advertising.

A spokesperson for Ace Hardware had told The Wrap last week that it did “not have any plans to nationally advertise on Ingraham’s show in the future.”

However, a company spokeswoman backtracked on that statement in an email to The Hill Friday. The development was first reported by The Wrap.

“The information we had at the time of the initial request was incomplete and we apologize for that,” an Ace Hardware spokeswoman said in the email.

“Advertising on any network or show, is in no way an endorsement from Ace of the content contained or spoken within that program. We appreciate the different points of view from our customers, and believe people should be treated with respect and civility,” the spokeswoman said.

“At this time, we have not altered our current media schedule; however, we regularly review our media strategy,” she added.

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