Fox News commentator saves his most searing commentary for Fox News

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"Fox was good to me for many years". He has advocated a first strike on North Korea.

Peters appeared frequently on both Fox News and its sister channel, Fox Business Network, over the past decade to discuss military topics and foreign affairs, including U.S. -Russia relations. After the Fort Hood shooting, he said that "the problem is Islam", and suggested in the wake of the Benghazi attacks that if "they kill four of ours, [we] kill 400 of theirs". His problem, obviously, is not that Fox is too conservative.

"In my view, Fox has degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration", Peters wrote in a farewell note sent to his Fox colleagues Tuesday, The New York Times reported, saying it obtained a copy of the note. I swore to "support and defend the Constitution", and that oath did not expire when I took off my uniform.

"To me, Fox News is now wittingly harming our system of government for profit", he concluded.

Studio J has a long history at Fox News that dates back to 2012. "Now I am ashamed".

He doesn't mention Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, or Laura Ingraham by name but takes direct aim at the Fox primetime hosts for launching "profoundly dishonest assaults" on the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and particularly Robert Mueller, whom Peters refers to as "a model public servant and genuine war hero".

Fox News wasn't just going to let Peters trash talk the network, however, saying he was using his opinion "as a weapon in order to gain attention".

While he was once "proud" to work for the news network, Peters said he's now "ashamed" to be associated with Fox News.

The colonel's letter also criticized Fox News coverage of the probe into connections between the Trump campaign and Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election. Second, I feel compelled to explain why I have to leave.

"We are extremely proud of our top-rated primetime hosts and all of our opinion programing", the statement added. In this photo, President Donald Trump gestures after Carly Fiorina says she met with Russian President Putin at a one on one meeting, during the Republican Presidential Debate sponsored by Fox Business and the Wall Street Journal at the Milwaukee Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Nov. 10, 2015.

During that time, he said, Fox's producers never instructed him what to say.

He apparently went too far a few weeks later on Fox Business Network when he called Obama "a total pussy" for his administration's counterterrorism policies, earning a two-week suspension.

"I served in the military for nearly 22 years, enlisted man and officer".

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