Curt Schilling is back taking shots at his former employer, ESPN.
Schilling was a guest on Fox News discussing the recent controversy in which “SC6” host Jemele Hill called President Donald Trump “a white supremacist” on Twitter. Schilling said he was not surprised by the comments, claiming that “some of the most racist people in sports” are on ESPN.
“Her calling the president a racist, that’s no surprise,” Schilling said. “Disney and ESPN have stopped giving all pretense of objectivity and they support a very intolerant, exclusive, liberal progressive agenda. I think some of the most racist people in sports are on the station there now and they have a voice.”
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Schilling did not explain why it is OK to call somebody a racist while criticising them for calling somebody a racist.
Of course, this is not the first time Schilling has accused ESPN of employing racists. Shortly after he was fired from ESPN for sharing a controversial meme about transgender bathroom use and ignoring repeated warnings from ESPN to stop making inflamatory political comments in social media, he made similar comments.
“Some of the most racist things that I’ve ever heard come out of people that are on the air at ESPN,” Schilling said in 2016. “There are some of the biggest racists in sports commentating. And you take it for what it is. You know who they are. You know what they are.”
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