The debate on notorious US TV news channel, the self-described ‘fair and balanced’ Fox News got more than a little heated on the subject of ‘Mother & Breadwinner: Questions about impact on the family unit.’

Kelly furiously laid into remarks by conservative talk show host Lou Dobbs, the conservative talk show host, and Erik Erikson of RedState, a popular conservative right-wing blog.

A recent study by Pew Research Center hit the headlines in the US, concluding that almost half of US mothers are their families’ main or sole breadwinners.