Our long national nightmare is over: Joy Behar finally apologizes

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"I sincerely apologize for what I said", Behar added. The View's Joy Behar must give a public apology to all Christians.

On a Tuesday episode of the daytime talk show, co-host Behar reiterated the apology she made to the vice president in a private phone call.

Whether Behar's apology is honest or not is anyone's guess, it well could be, but the fact that she was likely required to give one or else risk losing her job should be on our radar.

Pence took issue with this and lashed out publicly, saying, "To have ABC maintain a broadcast forum that compared Christianity to mental illness is just wrong".

"I'd like to laugh about it, but I really can't", the Vice President told Mike Allen of Axios in subdued tones. "I'm Christian. I love Jesus".

Behar's controversial comments resulted in the Media Research Center launching a campaign to hold Behar accountable for spewing "anti-Christian bigotry" after she said that communicating with Jesus is a "mental illness" during a February 13 episode of "The View" when discussing Pence's faith.

'It's one thing to talk to Jesus.

While Behar called to apologize to Pence, he decided it wasn't enough. "That's called mental illness".

Behar apologized privately to Pence, who said she should also apology to millions of Christians who were "equally offended".

ABC-TV's phone lines were inundated with over 30,000 calls from offended viewers. "She made a call to him and apologized, which I thought was absolutely appropriate".

After learning of the apology to the Vice President, Media Research Center's President, Brent Bozell issued a statement that it was "not almost enough" and promised the campaign against The View's advertisers would continue. "Their apology should therefore be as public as their insult".

"When they do that, this whole matter will be put to rest".

The View's Meghan McCain, an Evangelical Christian, did apologize to Pence on air.

Co-host Sunny Hostin said, "I'm Catholic; I'm a faithful person, but I don't know that I want my vice president speaking in tongues and having Jesus speak to him". "This is a show where we respect one another".

However, a White House source told The Washington Post in an email that Behar "in no way suggested her comment was a 'miscommunication'".

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