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Meghan McCain slams Parkland survivor's profanity — then gets called out for expletive in her Twitter bio

Is Meghan McCain a hypocrite for calling out strong language used by a student survivor of the Parkland shooting, while at the same time having a four-letter word in her Twitter bio? According to one journalist — and quite a few of McCain’s own fans — the answer is yes.

The drama started when The View co-host addressed comments made by 17-year-old Parkland student and gun control advocate David Hogg during the March for Our Lives rally on March 24. As Us Weekly reports, Monday’s The View taping saw McCain object to Hogg’s use of expletives, saying his “rhetoric” was not “productive.”

Meghan McCain’s latest comments are under fire. (Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

“One thing I will say is that you don’t move the narrative when you use language like this,” she argued. “He said, ‘It just makes me think what sick blankers out there want to continue to sell more guns, murder our children, and honestly just get reelected. What type of blanking person does that? They could have blood from children splattered all over their faces and they don’t take action because all they see is dollar signs.’

“I wish we could have it where the rhetoric isn’t that any of us could ‘have blood splattered on our faces and your life perspective wouldn’t be changed,’” she added. “I don’t think it’s productive.”

McCain called out Parkland student David Hogg’s remarks. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

But McCain may not necessarily have an issue with profanity in her personal life. As journalist and author Kurt Eichenwald noted, the conservative pundit’s Twitter bio currently includes a reference to the cancer foundation F*** Cancer. Her father, Sen. John McCain, announced last year that he would be undergoing treatment for a glioblastoma.

McCain seemed unfazed by the Vanity Fair and MSNBC contributor’s criticism, responding with a rather provocative insult. She went on to tweet about the cancer cause she supports.

In terms of the language debate, many McCain followers have said that it was unfair of her to call out Hogg.

@Madison_Jourdan on Twitter also noted that McCain has used the word f*** on multiple other occasions on Twitter, such as when she was watching the Sam Nunberg CNN interview, supporting marriage equality in Arizona, calling Los Angelenos flaky, and more. 

Will McCain address the controversy during Tuesday’s show? We’ll just have to wait and see.

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