On Thursday, Fox News host Shep Smith called out President Donald Trump for retweeting “unverified anti-Muslim hate videos” from a far-right British woman who’d been convicted of inciting violence — and naturally, the network’s fans had a lot to say about it.
“Will somebody get this left-wing propagandist and nut job Shepard Smith off the air?” one Twitter user posted.
The theory that Smith is some sort of undercover liberal for discussing the president’s open Islamophobia appeared pervasive.
“This Shep Smith is another lib plant in fox [sic],” another user wrote. “Something seriously wrong with this guy.”
Another user took the opportunity to refer to Smith as a “drama queen,” potentially making reference to the host’s somewhat recent admission that he is gay, writing “The drama Queen allows Fox news to give some lefty side to the news of the day. I would be prepared to rendez vous [sic] with Gloria Allred to say, The emasculated Shep raped me. Just to get rid of him.”
You can watch video of Smith discussing the president’s latest foray into anti-Muslim sentiment — and see Fox News-watching Twitter’s reaction to it — below.
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— 🇺🇸@PradRachael🇺🇸🇮🇹 – (@PradRachael) November 30, 2017
Shep Smith is a Leftest Liberal LOON, period.
— Deplorable 1 (@jmlg05) November 30, 2017
@ShepNewsTeam where do you think the President gets the videos of violent Islamic terrorists to retweet, dumb dumb,on twitter they have been on twitter for months. Why not look up before you criticize he didn’t investigate. Sounds like you shep get nothing right. Uranium 😳
— Salti Mary ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@Saltimark) November 30, 2017
— Tracie 💖 (@tbeaux29) November 30, 2017
@TeamCavuto Just Curious ? Why have you been leaning farther and farther left ? We have @ShepNewsTeam & @CNN if we want to hear about how bad @realDonaldTrump or his Policies are 🤔 Why won’t you get excited about Trumps accomplishments ?
— N҉E҉V҉A҉D҉A҉ J҉O҉H҉N҉ 🌵 (@What_If_Only) November 30, 2017
Here are 3 winners and 3 losers from the 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined the other leading Democratic presidential primary candidates Wednesday night in the fieriest evening of the race so far.
His presence on the stage drew fire from the other candidates, but it also seemed to change the overall tone of the debate, with more attacks, counter-attacks, and passion than was generally seen earlier in the campaign.
Here’s a (necessarily subjective!) list of the winners and losers from the fray:
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) — Warren hit her stride right as the debate started by attacking Bloomberg for his record on the mistreatment of women, racist policies, and his tax returns. She repeatedly came back to skewer the former mayor, making herself the biggest and most notable presence in the debate. But importantly, she also continuously brought the discussion back to the issues she cares about — like expanding health care, environmental justice, and consumer protection — while getting in digs at the other candidates on the stage.
Michael Bloomberg ‘lost everything’ in Las Vegas: MSNBC analyst
Senior editor for "The Root," Jason Johnson, concluded that the biggest loser of the Democratic debate in Las Vegas Wednesday was Michael Bloomberg, but not merely because of his debate performance.
"The big new name was going to be Michael Bloomberg," he said. "This was probably the most expensive night in Vegas I've ever seen. He lost everything. This guy has spent $320 million. He had the opportunity to stand on stage, and appear to be an equal, and he looked bored. He looked disenchanted. He stumbled over obvious questions that anybody would have anticipated about sexual harassment and stop and frisk. I thought it was a bad night for him."
Pro-immigration protesters interrupt Joe Biden’s closing statement at debate
Former Vice President Joe Biden's closing statement was interrupted by protesters at Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate.
As Biden began his remarks, demonstrators began shouting about the Obama administration's record on deportations.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 20, 2020