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White House to ESPN: Fire Jemele Hill

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said ESPN sportcaster Jemele Hill should be fired for calling President Trump a white supremacist.

“I think that’s one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make, and certainly something that I think is a fireable offense by ESPN,” Sanders said.

Hill had tweeted: “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”

ESPN said Hill’s comments were “inappropriate” but did not suspend or fire her.

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12 Responses to White House to ESPN: Fire Jemele Hill

  1. Remember when they fired Rush for bringing up a valid point about the athletic ability of a player who happened to be an American whose recent ancestors came from Africa…
    What hypocrisy.

  2. Keep it up, ESPN and all the athletes who chose to insult the President and/or our flag – losing viewers every day seems to be their goal.

    It’s telling that this woman knew she could say something like that about the POTUS on national TV and didn’t care about the consequences.

  3. ESPN….they would be dead in the water if not bundled into cable packages…these people are the original social justice warriors…anyone remember Keith Olberman…they have nothing to do with sports…NFL has other options for viewers

  4. ESPN’s rating are dropping like a rock since 2014

    For example:
    * “NFL Countdown” down 13 percent.
    * “SportsCenter”, down 10 percent
    * ESPN has eliminated hundreds of jobs in the last year. Many more job eliminations to come.

    When ESPN decided to bring politics into sports, they made a serious mistake.

  5. Hill hasn’t even gotten a slap on the wrist, at last check.

    Meanwhile:

    “They definitely overpaid for many of these products, whether it’s the NBA or starting up networks like the Pac-12 Network and SEC Network…It’s well documented … They [also] did not see that they would lose all these subscribers [to competitors like Netflix.]”

    That was the quote that got Linda Cohn suspended. Perspective: she has anchored over 5,000 episodes of SportsCenter, and holds the record for most episodes anchored.

    Questioning the brass’s business sense gets a company legend suspended, but a cub with less than a year behind the same desk can libel the President of the United States and get a pass.

    It’s past time to cut the cord.

  6. White House to ESPN: Fire Jemele Hill. No they didn’t. Sanders did NOT say she should be fired. She said it was a “fireable offense by ESPN”. I’m no lawyer but there’s no express demand in that statement.

  7. This is the post-apartheid mentality where darkness is encouraged & supported to turn off the light! 200+ years of conditioning has succeeded in transforming the solution into the mental trigger to reject the solution!