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Shep Smith leaving Fox News

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by oragator1, Oct 11, 2019.

  1. oragator1

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  2. WarDamnGator

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    Good. I'm tired of his liberal ass. We need someone who is fair and balanced. I'm hoping the Trump MAGA bomber, Ceasar Sayoc, will take his place.
     
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  3. wgbgator

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    Their #1 biggest fan hasn't been happy with them, they had to do it.
     
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  4. AlfaGator

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    Once his non compete agreement lapses it will be interesting to see where he winds up.
     
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  5. Gatorhead

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    Guess Trump put the word out to ole Rupert.
     
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    ‘Bout damn time.

    That loafer light crooked lefty was just doing the bidding for those joke Marxist Murdoch kids.

    Hey, it’s kinda fun to not be bound by facts or reality.
     
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  7. Gatorhead

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    Promote the Gas Bag "Huckabee" to his position, she is just what the GOP anf Trump needs. If they do that they will have to put a "truth translator" into play because that witch wouldn't know the truth if it ran her over.
     
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  8. wgbgator

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    RIP "but their news division is credible" talking points, especially after they hire Don Jrs GF
     
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  9. Gatorhead

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    Seriously - Have you seen what the ex-fox folks have been saying?
    Lot more than sexual predation going on at Fox that's for sure.
     
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  10. ValdostaGatorFan

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    Just a couple days after AG Barr met with Rupert Murdoch... hmmm :emoji_thinking:
     
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  11. g8rjd

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    or Barr. Two days ago.
     
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  12. StrangeGator

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    I'd like to think Shep left of his own volition. Could no longer tolerate the stench.
     
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  13. ValdostaGatorFan

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    I came to post the same thing. I dont watch that garbage channel, but from the clips I've seen online, Shep sounded like one of the very few voices of reason there.
     
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  14. FearNoSpear

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    He's the last thing that kept me tuned into Fox.
     
  15. BigCypressGator1981

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    came in to post this. I truly believe trump personally ordered this. He’s that petty.
     
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  16. Spurffel

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    Last week Tucker Carlson wrote an op ed criticizing Trumps call to Ukraine.

    Tucker Carlson criticizes Trump's Ukraine call

    It's astonishing and unprecedented from someone in their opinion division. Of course it's tempered with criticism of the impeachment process among other things, but surprising none-the-less. There was severe tension in the Fox News organization and I'm guessing Shep has been considering this for a while.

    I'm wondering if Tucker Carlson's op Ed was a deliberately shrewd strategic indicator that Fox will pivot slightly away from their blind support of Trump. And if he loses that opinion division, it will all come down quickly on him.

    That organization is unstable and there will likely be more to come.
     
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  17. mutz87

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    Shep was a wayward cog in the Fox propaganda machine and WH Communications Office.
     
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  18. gator_lawyer

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    So does Fox have to drop "News" from its name now?
     
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  19. tampajack1

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    What keeps Chris Wallace from bailing out of there?