Skip to comments.News Anchorman Fired for Being Conservative?
Posted on 09/20/2010 10:18:05 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
Was Washington's WJLA TV anchorman Doug McKelway fired because he dared appear too conservative to suit the station's left-wing news director and general manager? It sure is hard to escape that conclusion after reviewing the incident, in any case.
McKelway had a run-in with general manager Bill Lord last month that resulted in his being fired for "insubordination." At issue was a July piece on the BP oil spill disaster in which the anchor seemed to go against the station's liberal grain.
McKelway was sent for a stand up report near where a small protest against "dirty oil money" was held at Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. The anchor rightly pointed out that the protest was small and was peopled by little else but a group of far left fringies that are, as McKelway said, "largely representing far-left environmental groups." The anchor went on to say that this might be a "risky strategy" because the one politician that took more BP Oil money than "anyone in history" is President Barack Obama himself...
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Seems he’s too ‘fair and balanced’ for the MSM. Maybe FNC could hire him to replace ol’ Shep.
I love Doug. The few times I watch the local news, he’s the only one I can watch. I remember he told that blogger that was outing gay politicians that he take him outside and punch him in the face. Classic.
I just found that out. I don’t know what the problem is, either. There is nothing there that would cause it. The only scripts running are Google ad words.
Nothing to see here. Move along folks.