That took guts, but Carlson knew the liberal media would back her when Fox News was targeted.
But Carlson's encomium is penned by former NBC and CBS star Katie Couric, whose record in "speaking truth to power" in sexual-harassment claims matches very conveniently with the ideological persuasion of who is being accused. Here's most of what Couric wrote:
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Speaking truth to power is never easy. It's even harder when the whole country is watching. Gretchen Carlson's very public stand against Fox News blew the lid off a corporate culture that seemed to perpetuate sexual harassment — from the executive suite to the anchor desk.
Gretchen had her own Howard Beale moment: she was mad as hell and she wasn't going to take it anymore. Her resolve led to the downfall of one of the most powerful men in media, Roger Ailes....
In addition to putting more women in positions of power and replacing the word troublemaker with truth teller, Gretchen also wants men to join the fight.