Ignorant leftists cheer when Dan Bongino announces he’s out at Fox News

Conservative commentator and TV host Dan Bongino is officially out at Fox News, reportedly because of an inability to “come to terms on an extension.”

“I’ve got some personal news to share. Let’s just get right to it. Regretfully, last week was my last show on Fox News, on the Fox News Channel. It’s tough. It’s tough to say that,” Bongino announced on his Rumble show this Thursday.

However, he stressed that there’s no acrimony and that the cancellation of “The Dan Bongino Show” and “Unfiltered w/Dan Bongino” had nothing to do with politics.

“It’s not some big conspiracy. I promise you. There’s not. There’s no acrimony. This wasn’t some like WWE brawl that happened. We just couldn’t come to terms on an extension. And that’s really it,” he explained.

He added that Fox News had offered him the chance to do one final show, but that he’d refused — again, not out of acrimony or anything like that.

“They did give me the opportunity to do one last show. I don’t want you to think they showed me the door. That’s on me, not on them. But I just thought it was best to kind of go this way for now,”  he said.

Listen to his announcement below:

Given the show’s ratings, some suspect the contract dispute involved money.

“Bongino’s show, which aired at 9 p.m. ET on Saturdays, was a ratings success for Fox News, with last Saturday’s episode of Unfiltered—the final episode—drawing 1.179 million viewers. It ranked as the highest-rated show of the day Saturday,” according to Forbes.

“For the first quarter of 2023, Unfiltered was the top show in prime time with 1.3 million viewers and 134,000 viewers in the key demographic of viewers 25-54, the group most valued by advertisers,” Forbes reported Thursday.

The belief, therefore, is that Bongino wanted more money given the ratings he elicited, but that the network refused.

This belief might just make sense given that Fox News just settled a lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems with a nearly $800 million payout. That’s a lot of money.

Regardless of the reason, Bongino’s fans appear willing, ready, and eager to follow him to whichever big entity picks him up next, assuming he doesn’t stick to the independent route by just continuing his own Rumble show.

Case in point:

Of course, Bongino’s ouster also attracted lots of laughter and hate from the hateful, deranged, and radicalized American left.

Case in point again:

If you click on their profiles, you’ll see that every single one of these haters is a far-leftist zealot who worships Barack Hussein Obama, is obsessed with hating Fox News, is convinced all Republicans are evil, and wants to punch alleged “fascists.”

These sorts of leftists are already busy spreading fake stories about how he was rudely fired and how he’s now unemployed and blah, blah, blah. But on his Rumble show Thursday, Bongino stressed it’s all BS.

“We were the number one show 90 percent of the time. We had a great team. You’re going to read a thousand left wing articles about some nonsense, and I’m guaranteeing you on my reputation, it is all made up. It’s a simple contract thing, and that’s it. It is no more complicated than that,”  he said.

Correction: Fox News paid nearly 800 million in its settlement. A typo incorrectly said billion. It has been fixed.


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