For the life of me, I struggle to understand some of the vitriol and hatred directed at Fox News.
It’s one thing to disagree with the political views of the network’s stars. America is a free country and people can identify with whatever end of the political spectrum they’d like to.
But how can you hate Fox News when it does such good for people like the grieving window of Newman, California, Police Cpl. Ronil Singh?
He is survived by his widow, Anamika Chand-Singh, and the couple’s 5-month-old son.
It’s a horrific story in and of itself, but it’s also a stark reminder of why President Donald Trump has made such a big point about improving border security.
In an even crueler twist, Singh was himself a legal immigrant — from the island nation of Fiji. It’s the worst imaginable juxtaposition for any leftist or Democrats who would dare to advocate for open borders.
And his death is a cause for mourning across the country.
Karen & I send our heartfelt condolences to Officer Ronil Singh’s family, friends, and the entire law enforcement community of Newman, CA. We will never forget Officer Singh’s selfless service & bravery. https://t.co/hojYeDlBvC
— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) January 6, 2019
That being said, Fox News did its best to give this horrific story as happy ending as possible.
It’s a demonstrably good charity that aims to “honor our military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for our country.”
Stephen Siller was a firefighter “who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001.”
Fox News helped reach the foundation’s goal of $350,000 to help pay off the mortgange for Mika Singh’s mortgage.
“It was right here on ‘Fox & Friends’ that the Tunnel to Towers Foundation pledged to raise $300,000 to help pay off the Singh’s family’s mortgage,” co-host Brian Kilmeade explained.
“Fox & Friends” then brought on Frank Siller, CEO of the Tunnel to Towers foundation, to share the incredible news.
“Well, I’m very proud to announce, with the help of ‘Fox & Friends’ viewers and most certainly you guys here, that we not only reached the $300,000 to pay off the mortgage, because of the generosity of Americans that we went over that – we were able to give them an extra $50,000 for educational (needs) for the 5-month-old and it goes even beyond that,” Siller explained.
“Mika Singh, the widow, wanted to pass on her thanks to ‘Fox & Friends,’ to you personally, and to the viewers because they know without your help that this couldn’t happen,” Siller added. “She expressed such relief that she’s never going to have to worry about this mortgage again and that there’s other money to help her son.”
This is something that anyone, regardless of political affiliation should be able to commend. Congrats to Fox News for this awesome deed.