ESPN Anchor's 'White Supremacist' Comment Is a 'Fireable Offense'


ESPN Anchor's 'White Supremacist' Comment Is a 'Fireable Offense'

But she was irresponsible when she went on the Twitter the other day and started ranting against President Trump. However, it turns out that the White House has received word pertaining to the comments.

Jemele Hill called President Donald Trump a white supremacist in a series of messages, according to the Hill.

Because 53% of white women chose to turn their collective backs on America, Donald Trump is in office and since then I can't figure out which side is up anymore. "But hey, that's just me", she wrote. He is not a leader.

Hill has been silent on Twitter since, but the tweets are still up as of the time of this writing.

Jemele Hill, a regular commentator on ESPN and co-host of "SC6 with Michael and Jemele", stirred some controversy for some tweets of hers.

After backlash from Trump supporters, ESPN issued a statement Tuesday saying Hill's remarks "do not represent the position of ESPN".

"I think that ESPN has chosen a lane politically", Whitlock said.

The comments came as part of a larger Twitter battle that got a little too heated for ESPN's taste. "There is right, and there is wrong". Schilling was sacked by ESPN in April 2016 after publicly denying the existence of transgender people and likening trans women to men who sneak into bathrooms dressed in women's clothing to molest little girls. The violence erupted at a rally to protest the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

ESPN anchor Jemele Hill demonstrated that it's possible to expose yourself as a narrow-minded, intolerant pinhead in less than 140 characters. Even if you privately believe Trump is a white supremacist, you simply don't throw that term around publicly unless you have some sort of hardcore proof.

Why, exactly, Hill's comments specifically warranted a response from the White House when countless others have made similar-if not worse-claims, is unclear. And he'll spend Wednesday talking to Trump about ongoing systemic racism in America. "If there's ever a moment where we feel somebody's broken the law", she said, "particularly if they're the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, that's certainly something that should be looked at".

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