Whenever Shepard Smith’s contract is done with Fox News he ought to look into applying at MSNBC where he’d be more at home.
On Thursday, after Hillary Clinton gave her ridiculous speech about how the “alt right” is full of racists and white supremacists, Fox News’ Donald Trump basher got on his soapbox to agree with her.
“The problem with any attempt to rebut her is that in this case she used Donald Trump’s own words, was historically accurate on his policies, on all reviewed points,” he said.
Wall Street Journal reporter James Grimaldi, Smith’s guest, said he believed Trump would respond by “trading in hyperbole.”
“He trades in racism, doesn’t he?” Smith replied.
This is the latest in a long line of idiotic statements by the anchor that have caused Fox News fans to call for his ousting.
On Wednesday Smith bent over backwards to defend the fact that half the people Clinton met with at the State Department were donors to the Clinton Foundation and he went after the reporter who broke the story.
And back in July, after a black man ambushed Baton Rouge police officers, killing 3, Smith attacked former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for saying “all lives matter.”
The fans have had it with Smith’s ridiculousness and they aren’t being shy about letting him know.
— OH, REALLY? FACTOR (@PartingThots) August 25, 2016
WTH? Did you hear Shep Smith @ShepNewsTeam on @foxnews ? He asked a guest about Trump “He trades in racism, doesn’t he?” FIRE SHEP NOW!
— USA Hipster (@USAHipster) August 25, 2016
I’m officially done with bigoted race baiting @ShepNewsTeam.
— NC Team Trump (@TeamTrumpNC) August 25, 2016
@ShepNewsTeam @FoxNews Thought Shep was straight news. He says Trump trades in racism? Replace him w/one who can maintain objectivity.
— wvsusan (@wvsusant) August 26, 2016
@FoxNews I disagree with Shepard Smith’s opinion of trading racism. Is he a news journalist or a political commentator? No mo’ of him for me
— DrDHMenke (@DrDHMenke) August 26, 2016
Watching her replenishes brain cells I lose watching @CNN
— #TRUMP-CEO, USA Inc. (@iDis0rder) August 26, 2016
Shepard Smith on Trump: ‘He Trades in Racism’ …get on the short bus Shep! https://t.co/LPUQdJcs43
— Chip Woods (@chipwoods) August 26, 2016
— Phoebe Beach (@PhoebeBeach) August 25, 2016
OK now I have to turn @FoxNews off. Shep Smith ‘Trump trades in racism’ Shut up lefty Shepie! Not fair/balanced. Put words in guest mouth!
— Sue from NM (@sue51684) August 25, 2016
@ShepNewsTeam Despicable that you would propose a comment to a guest referring to Trump .. “He trades in racism, doesn’t he?”.
— Ron Hartman (@vt_hokie68) August 25, 2016
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