Jonathan Chait and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Take Friendly Fire for Defending Fired Star Wars Actor Gina Carano: ‘Stop This Bullsh*t’

MSNBC host Chris Hayes and liberal New York magazine writer Jonathan Chait took heavy fire online for defending former The Mandalorian co-star Gina Carano.

Carano’s exit from the series was announced after the latest uproar over her social media posts, which included a comparison of American conservatives with persecuted and murdered Jews in Nazi Germany.

Chait wrote a lengthy commentary entitled “Firing Actors for Being Conservative Is Another Hollywood Blacklist,” in which he directly compared Carano’s situation with that of people who were persecuted during the McCarthy era.

To underscore the point, Chait tweeted the article with the caption “I don’t see any principled distinction between the 50s Hollywood blacklist and what just happened to Gina Carano.”

I don’t
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