Meghan McCain to Weight Critics: Kiss My Fat Ass!

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Meghan McCain is sick of the debate about her weight.

After the 24-year-old daughter of U.S. Senator and former GOP presidential hopeful John McCain criticized Anne Coulter and other conservatives in an online column, political commentator Laura Ingraham heckled her on her radio show last week.

Ingraham tore into Meghan McCain as "just another Valley Girl gone awry," and even went on to mock McCain in a faux Valley Girl voice, saying that she didn't get a "role in the Real World" because "they don't like plus-sized models."

Ouch. Hitting back on The View today, Meghan McCain said she can't believe Ingraham went after her weight instead of actually talking about the issues.

"What do young women think when I speak my mind about politics, and I want to have a political discussion about the ideological future of the Republican party, and the answer is, 'she's fat, she shouldn't have an opinion?'" she said.

"What kind of message are we sending young women? ... It infuriates me. I'm a political writer on a blog, and all of a sudden I'm too fat to write?"

"I couldn't possibly imagine how any woman could criticize another woman's weight. I work out at the gym and try and eat healthy, but I'm still a size 8."

Enduring taunts about her body since she was in grade school, Meghan McCain - a vocal campaign supporter of her dad last year - said she is fed up.

"Why are we so obsessed with weight?" she said.

"When Tyra Banks went on her show in her bathing suit and said, 'Kiss my fat ass...' That's what I feel right now. I'm like, 'Kiss my fat ass!'"

Added McCain, "There is no place for weight criticism in 2009."

Amen, Megs. An exchange of bad political ideas shouldn't have to devolve into fat jokes. Click to enlarge more Meghan McCain photos below ...

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Kiss your own fat ass. Not too many of us want to sit next to you on the airplane....spilling your fat ass over into my ought to pay for 2.


Douglas you are a FU****G Idiot with your comments about pre WW II Nazi State. go back to listening to your Redneck host of negative radio Rush Limbblah blah blah. You ar a "sick" puppy. I am not a Mccain fan, but she is so right about the the state of the Republican party and the ultra conservatives.


Wow where I come from a size 8 is LITTLE !!!!


Meghan McCain is one of the most beautiful women I've ever seen. I would love to have her hanging on my arm in public.


After all it is great exercise!


I'd screw the weight off of her... Just give me a week!


she is lovely just as she is. People like to critize and insult too much check for themsleves


Meghan is hot. She is also smart and funny. I don't think she will be swayed by what a frustrated cow like Laura Ingraham says. If the GOP is to ever be a real force again, it needs more voices like Meghan and not fascists like Ingraham or a piece of crap Ann Coulter!!


Beuty doesn't come from the outside but from the inside. If your happy with yourself that's all what matters. Most guys don't care about if your big or skinny as long as your upbeet and having fun. Who wants just skin and bones? I sure don't.


FAT?? I don't THINK so. I really think you look great and I personally don't like the totem look any way. You go girl!

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