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Old 10-18-2016, 12:28 PM
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Oh my lordly, I always felt there was something not shared by this news person. Yet he did a decent job while reporting and as an Anchor.

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Fox News anchor Shepard Smith says he's gay in an interview with the Huffington Post, also defends Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, a father figure to Smith.

Smith, who has rarely talked about his sexuality during his 20 years with Fox News, denieds claims that Ailes urged him not to come out about his sexual orientation publicly.
"He (Ailes) was as nice as he could be to me. I loved him like a father," says Smith, 52.



"I trusted him with my career and with I trusted him and trusts were betrayed. People outside this company can't know [how painful that betrayal was]. This place has its enemies, but inside, it was very personal, and very scarring and horrifying."
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If a person does a good job, why the hell should their sexual orientation even figure into it?

I am so over people who either have to make a big to do about their own sexual orientation, or those who make a big to do about someone else's sexual orientation.

Two consenting adults, that's all that matters.

Geez....
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Default Re: Shep Smith comes out as gay, defends Roger Ailes

This is really old news. Rumors that his show was cancelled/ moved/altered...; because he was gay as far back as 2005.

All started by lefties trying to make FOX News out to be Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad!
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If a person does a good job, why the hell should their sexual orientation even figure into it?

I am so over people who either have to make a big to do about their own sexual orientation, or those who make a big to do about someone else's sexual orientation.

Two consenting adults, that's all that matters.

Geez....
Well, when the gay guy goes into the girl's restroom with my granddaughter, this adult doesn't consent. So where does that leave the conversation?
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It is the left making a big deal out of this. I watch Shep everyday when I go home for lunch. I have known he was gay for a least 4-5 years. Why is this a story?
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It is the left making a big deal out of this.
And that's why it's been nothing but people on the right commenting on this so far...


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And that's why it's been nothing but people on the right commenting on this so far...


Yeah, saying it is NOT news.
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Yeah, saying it is NOT news.
So I'm still missing the part where it's supposed "the left" who is making it news.

Perhaps Shep Smith is a lefty? The guy who actually talked into the microphone about it...
Is he a lefty?

Is it all part of a left-wing plot to allow Shep Smith to publicly repudiate the rumor?
How devious!




There's a line here about common sense that's begging for attention...
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Well, when the gay guy goes into the girl's restroom with my granddaughter, this adult doesn't consent. So where does that leave the conversation?
gays aren't transgendered. they like being men. so that would put him in your restroom.
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gays aren't transgendered. they like being men. so that would put him in your restroom.
Doesn't matter to me, I'll whip it out in front of anyone, except little kids.
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