Tomi Lahren rebukes her own followers over Roseanne Barr: 'Wrong is wrong'

Tomi Lahren has added her voice to the Roseanne Barr implosion, pointedly distancing herself from the former ABC star.

“What Roseanne said was wrong,” tweeted the Fox News contributor on Tuesday evening. “I’m sure she knows that. She made a mistake. I don’t know why fellow conservatives are playing mental gymnastics trying to justify it. Come on. Wrong is wrong.”

Lahren went on: “We know we can’t get away with what the Left can. We have to be better. We have to rise to the occasion & act right.”

With the quasi-exception of Harris Faulkner, Lahren comments broadly reflected the editorial position of the network’s opinion hosts, which declined to defend Roseanne for joking that former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett was the child of apes and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Here here!! Take stands against racism, hatred, and revolting displays of bigotry. No room for any of that shit her… https://t.co/wTQSFwddWU
Thank you Channing Dungey! https://t.co/VIlKTF9y7Z
Thank you, @ABCNetwork for doing the right thing and for showing people that bigotry and racism has consequences. N… https://t.co/9BWKIyKsmc
So proud of @ABCNetwork for having the ethical compunction to cancel #Rosanne despite the show’s huge numbers. We t… https://t.co/WLJD2AmM1I
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I am repulsed that Valerie Jarret had that racist and bigoted "joke" made at her expense and I am sickened that any… https://t.co/UmeJ0a1sBB
But honestly she got what she deserved. As I tell my 4 year old, one makes a choice with one’s actions. Roseanne… https://t.co/os90iHKQn9
I'm glad Roseanne is canceled. The backlash to its cancellation is going to be a deafening nightmare. Nothing go… https://t.co/CEFBBzkckm
Thank you @iamwandasykes . She is a fascist. What she said about @ValerieJarrett is unconscionable. https://t.co/B6ewu9AVGu
Has Fox picked up “Roseanne” yet?
As for Trump: Is Roseanne useful to him anymore? That, not pique, is likely to drive whether he hugs the issue. I s… https://t.co/Sx7hKoEnp5
Yes you did. #FireRoseanne https://t.co/YcxKUJxscA
Roseanne was making boatloads of $ for @DisneyABCTV. For them to cancel it because of Roseanne’s racist, xenophobic… https://t.co/qe72yl0puq
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Sean Hannity called the comments “outrageous” on his radio show Tuesday and said Barr had been right to apologize. Lahren’s response suggests that any potential conservative backlash to axing Barr won’t be championed by the movement’s thought leaders, and will remain confined to the murkier corners of Twitter and Reddit.

Despite a fulsome apology Tuesday evening, in which Barr said her tweet was motivated by Ambien, network honchos canceled her show mere hours after she dispatched her social media communique.

“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” said ABC Entertainment chief Channing Dungey in a terse statement Tuesday announcing the move.

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