Meghan McCain urges empathy for out-of-work protesters: 'People are scared'

As protests against stay-at-home orders across the United States continue to grow, The View co-host Meghan McCain urged empathy for those on the picket lines.

McCain revealed that she’s “split” on the protests and defended protesters, noting that nobody on the Hot Topics panel was in fear of losing their job.

“We are all lucky and need to check our privilege that we can work from home from a computer and we’re all gainfully employed,” said McCain. “Nobody on this show has to worry about how we’re going to feed our family, if we’re going to continue working,” she added.

McCain continued, “There are a lot of people in this country who are in pain, who are out of work, who are losing their homes, and I think that when people are scared and are in pain they start to panic.”

Viewers of McCain’s comments took to Twitter with their reactions, and some said they don’t agree:

But others said McCain had a good point:

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