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Shepard Smith, A Giant Embarrassment For Fox News
Breitbart TV ^ | 11/12/08 | AJAY

Posted on 11/12/2008 4:32:11 AM PST by AJAY

Shepard Smith has long been an embarrassment for those of us who look to Fox News for reliability and intelligence. He always has been very unsophisticated and shows no sign that he does any homework to keep himself minimally informed. Study after study, including from liberal sources like the Washington Post and the Pew Foundation, have demonstrated the Obama bias of the MSM. He screams “preposterous” at his guest who points this out. Aggressiveness like his combined with a lack of intelligence is a witch’s brew.

For Shepard to know nothing about the MSM Obama bias is truly bewildering. What country does he live in? And to add insult to injury, the FNC Judge pipes up with support for this absurdity. I don’t really believe the Judge believes what he said in order to prop up an over-matched Smith.

With Brit Hume, as sophisticated as any contemporary journalist around, retiring from FNC, and Smith too dense to understand his own intellectual limitations, things don’t seem to be too bullish for the Fox News Channel. It’s truly sad.


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1 posted on 11/12/2008 4:32:12 AM PST by AJAY
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I always pegged Shep as a liberal. This closes the case.

Ailes needs to move Shep’s show to say 3AM, following Red Eye.


2 posted on 11/12/2008 4:35:21 AM PST by nhwingut (,)
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To: AJAY

My house is a Shep Smith free zone. Most of them are pretty bad, but he is the absolute bottom of the barrel.


3 posted on 11/12/2008 4:37:13 AM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: nhwingut

Great idea. Fox needs more folks like Tony Snow, not this guy.


4 posted on 11/12/2008 4:37:42 AM PST by GOPPachyderm
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To: AJAY

He is a Geraldo wannabe.


5 posted on 11/12/2008 4:37:56 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Hey, Obama! Where's my check?)
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To: AJAY

Shep is just hunting for a same sex marriage. Hes no more an embarrassment than Doocey.

Its gotten to where one cant watch Fox and Friends without him walking off the the set doing something silly.


6 posted on 11/12/2008 4:39:15 AM PST by DainBramage
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To: AJAY
fox is dead... murdoch has ordered all at fox to bow at the alter of zero... they are dead along with Capitalism.

LLS

7 posted on 11/12/2008 4:39:32 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except when it comes to dims! I am an UMA-unity my a$$)
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To: AJAY

Poor Shep. Keeping his homosexuality in the closet is really causing him to become delusional.


8 posted on 11/12/2008 4:40:43 AM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin is the best medicine for the Rino Virus.)
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To: AJAY

Wasn’t Shep the first reporter to claim during Hurricane Katrina that people were eating each other?


9 posted on 11/12/2008 4:42:44 AM PST by retrokitten (Spirit of '76)
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To: retrokitten

Him and his buddies were eating each other.


10 posted on 11/12/2008 4:43:53 AM PST by DainBramage
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To: AJAY

Tagline says it all.


11 posted on 11/12/2008 4:44:00 AM PST by N. Theknow (Watching FOX News now is like sifting through a roomful of horse$hit to find a pony.)
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To: AJAY


Shepard Smith; the Joy Behar of cable News.
12 posted on 11/12/2008 4:44:06 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life ;o)
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To: nhwingut
This closes the case.

Case closed for me during Katrina aftermath.

13 posted on 11/12/2008 4:46:06 AM PST by TheRightGuy (ERROR CODE 018974523: Random Tagline Compiler Failure)
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To: AJAY
Here is a pretty good comment:

Now the media can sit back and pat each other on the back for ‘coming through’ for their team. All of your faux indignation cannot erase the millions of miles of video tape that is in every media outlet in this country. Books will be written defending both sides of this issue. Talking heads will point and counter-point it to their last breath, but the result is clear. YOU won. Without the bias of the American media and their clear determination to get their man elected this time the results may have been the same… but we will never know for sure.

The media were working very hard to get Kerry elected to the point of creating false documents. When they got caught (thanks Howlin and Buckhead), I wondered if they would search their souls and straighten up or double down to prove they could chose the candidates and the winner. They doubled down.

14 posted on 11/12/2008 4:47:26 AM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: AJAY

I am still waiting for Fox to fire Cameron for his low-life sliming of Palin that wasn’t fit for a gosip page.


15 posted on 11/12/2008 4:52:49 AM PST by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Fresh Wind
He is a Geraldo wannabe.

That's pretty sad - who would want to be Geraldo?

Shwepp is nothing but a liberal, whiney drama queen. His actions post Katrina sealed his fate with me - I turn the channel whenever he's on. What a waste of air time.

He made some rather crude comments about gun buyers yesterday - something to the effect that they are "mental" cases or words to that effect. Apparently, he believes Obambi's "pro-gun" words over his anti-gun actions.

16 posted on 11/12/2008 4:54:35 AM PST by meyer (We are all John Galt)
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To: AJAY

Boy, he is stupid, and worse, unsophisticated.
But now of course, even Cable in full of people like him
and extreme cases like TingleUpTheLeg Matthews, who at this
point has shed all objectivity and wants to do all he can to make Obama successful. I said unsophisticated, and it shows with Smith: “the MSM didn’t lead, it followed” , followed a phenomonon of “the change that was happening in
the country”. WOW! the WHOLE POINT OF THE MEDIA IS THAT IT SHOULD LEAD!It should lead ONLY on the basis of its unique ability to disseminate objective information that it is set up to capture more than the workaday drones on the other
side of the TV set, who don’t have the time or resources to do “investigative reporting”. AND if the MSM “followed”, it was only because it’s become too timid and corrupted to try to threaten those “changes” its own incestuous relationship with power, LEFTWING power, HAS INSTITUTIONALIZED BY DEFAULT. But don’t fret over Smith and Napolitano, or Fox for using them.....didn’t you know FOX was fair and balanced? /sarc


17 posted on 11/12/2008 4:55:16 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Always Right

Do Not Hold Your BREATH!


18 posted on 11/12/2008 4:56:30 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: retrokitten

“during Katrina that people were eating each other?”
-—I dunno. That sounds “so Geraldo”.


19 posted on 11/12/2008 4:56:58 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: AJAY

Might Glen Beck be taking over his time slot?


20 posted on 11/12/2008 4:57:31 AM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: retrokitten

Shep also said “they dodged a bullet”.


21 posted on 11/12/2008 4:58:12 AM PST by tiredoflaundry (With all the WH leaks to come, it proves the country needed a plumber!)
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To: AJAY
My wife and I thought Shep was terrific when he was an anchor at the network affiliate in Orlando Florida. However, Shep has been an unmitigated disaster at Fox News. We have reached a point, were we can't stomach watching or listening to Shep. And listening to him is like listening to a steel rake scrapping and scratching a chalk board.
22 posted on 11/12/2008 4:58:39 AM PST by AdvisorB (Baraq is the Arabic name of the winged horse that took mohammed to paradise from the DomeoftheRock)
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To: Bahbah

Does Howlin post here anymore?


23 posted on 11/12/2008 4:59:47 AM PST by COUNTrecount (de Tocqueville ..."In a democracy the people get the government they deserve". ...)
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To: supremedoctrine

Down with Shep and the clown that slimmed Palin. I guess they are still mad the people of California got to vote.


24 posted on 11/12/2008 5:01:36 AM PST by I_BE_THE_ONE
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To: AJAY
Thanks for posting this.

Smith is a smarmy little smartass.

25 posted on 11/12/2008 5:03:03 AM PST by IbJensen (Obombazombies have given America to the Communists!)
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To: tiredoflaundry

He’s like The National Enquirer sprouted arms and legs and started wearing mascara.

He really should be doing a show like the old “A Current Affair” or “Extra” with the anorexic twins or the world’s fattest babies.


26 posted on 11/12/2008 5:03:45 AM PST by retrokitten (Spirit of '76)
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To: AJAY

I’ve never been a fan of Shepard Smith. Never!


27 posted on 11/12/2008 5:04:54 AM PST by McGruff (Sarah, plowing through the door in 2012.)
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To: AJAY
I graduated a couple of years after Shep at Marshall Academy in Holly Springs MS. He was choir and drama and all that BS. I really need to post some of the old pics sometimes. His dad has a card counting problem and has been banned from the Tunica casinos.

He spoke at a graduation a few years back, and had a armed guard with him.

28 posted on 11/12/2008 5:05:10 AM PST by Sybeck1 (Million Minuteman March (Spring 2009))
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To: COUNTrecount

Shepard and (Anderson) Cooper would team up nicely on the tingly leg network. Barney could be a regular along with Maddox.


29 posted on 11/12/2008 5:05:13 AM PST by yorkie01
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To: Sybeck1
I graduated a couple of years after Shep at Marshall Academy in Holly Springs MS. He was choir and drama and all that BS. I really need to post some of the old pics sometimes.

OMG You MUST!!!!

30 posted on 11/12/2008 5:06:20 AM PST by retrokitten (Spirit of '76)
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To: AJAY

31 posted on 11/12/2008 5:06:25 AM PST by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: Always Right
I'm still waiting for Cameron's rapid-fire, vicious trashing of Sarah to pop up on YouTube some where, some time.

I think those that didn't see it don't appreciate his delivery as that of one possessed by a devil. It's something that HAS to be seen. I'm tired of writing about it and trying to adequately describe it.

And that arrogant, clueless oaf, O'Reilly, sat there listening and never intervened till Cameron was on his last calumny. But that was only because Campaign Carl would have gone on forever without coming up for air.

Leni

32 posted on 11/12/2008 5:07:01 AM PST by MinuteGal (Take Back the Republic if You Dare!)
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To: retrokitten
He’s like The National Enquirer sprouted arms and legs and started wearing mascara.

Yup!

33 posted on 11/12/2008 5:07:22 AM PST by tiredoflaundry (With all the WH leaks to come, it proves the country needed a plumber!)
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To: AJAY
I never really cared much for Shep.

Then I saw his over-the-top drama queen performance in the Katrina aftermath in New Orleans and was turned off for good.

I can't stand to watch him. If I have Fox on (which I never really do anymore) I turn it off the minute I hear his voice.

34 posted on 11/12/2008 5:07:50 AM PST by Allegra
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To: Bahbah
>>>>>My house is a Shep Smith free zone. Most of them are pretty bad, but he is the absolute bottom of the barrel.<<<<<

I know the feeling. I have the remote ready to turn the TV off as soon as the Brit Hume Special ends with that ending joke video. Why ruin the funny joke by having to see Shep, the bad joke? Almost every reporter on Fox News is better informed than Sunny Boy.

35 posted on 11/12/2008 5:08:05 AM PST by AJAY (Nancy Pelosi is the gift that keeps on giving, and Harry Reid as well.)
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To: Sybeck1

Oh, oh, you must post them!


36 posted on 11/12/2008 5:08:26 AM PST by tiredoflaundry (With all the WH leaks to come, it proves the country needed a plumber!)
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To: AJAY
He also over dramatized Katrina—yelling at Bush while he was standing out in the rain unnecessarily. He's definitely the preferred newscaster for the ADD, quickly shallowly skimming the top and never offering any depth.
37 posted on 11/12/2008 5:08:33 AM PST by MHT
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To: COUNTrecount
Does Howlin post here anymore?

No. Right now she's vacationing in Florida and hoping to watch the shuttle launch which I think is scheduled for Friday if it's not scrubbed due to weather.

38 posted on 11/12/2008 5:09:15 AM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: AJAY

When Shep comes on, FNC is turned off in my house.


39 posted on 11/12/2008 5:09:28 AM PST by Retired Chemist
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To: wolfcreek
Might Glen Beck be taking over his time slot?

I'd rather see Beck take over O'Bloviator's time slot. And no, I don't care where O'Bloviator goes.

40 posted on 11/12/2008 5:09:29 AM PST by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: AJAY

Oh, and don’t worry about Hume retiring and possibly being replaced by someone like Smith. There is a rising star on FOX and it isn;t Shepard Smith. It’s Megyn Kelly, who is a REAL TV journalist, is gorgeous ,smart, has her head on straight, and is “twice the man” Smith is.


41 posted on 11/12/2008 5:09:46 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Tv is for football not news.


42 posted on 11/12/2008 5:11:30 AM PST by omega4179 (Jindal 2012)
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To: tiredoflaundry; Calm_Cool_and_Elected

pinging myself for the pictures


43 posted on 11/12/2008 5:12:40 AM PST by Calm_Cool_and_Elected (So many books, so little time!)
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To: Sybeck1

“had an armed guard with him”.
-———the armed guard was his BF.
a Patty Hearst kind of deal.


44 posted on 11/12/2008 5:12:57 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: AJAY

FNC has donned the kneecaps in hopes of being loved by the left.

NYPost has done the same.

WSJ ditto

National Review Online too

Other than a few trustworthy sites online there is no credible source for news and information.


45 posted on 11/12/2008 5:13:38 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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To: AJAY

‘Ole Shep has a tendency to bite off more sausage than he could chew.


46 posted on 11/12/2008 5:14:16 AM PST by JohnLongIsland
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

lol!


47 posted on 11/12/2008 5:14:31 AM PST by tiredoflaundry (With all the WH leaks to come, it proves the country needed a plumber!)
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To: chicagolady

He feels pretty while reading the teleprompter. I think Smith and O’Reilly target “lndependents.”Doocy and Kilmer are buffoons.I wish Fox would bring back John Gibson. I am annoyed by the newsreaders hired from Hooters (that includes Shepherd Smith).


48 posted on 11/12/2008 5:14:49 AM PST by Pinetop
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To: JohnLongIsland

You didn’t say that......... ewww


49 posted on 11/12/2008 5:15:07 AM PST by tiredoflaundry (With all the WH leaks to come, it proves the country needed a plumber!)
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To: wolfcreek

Glenn Beck is an emotionally unstable bundle of tears.

He fawned over Al Sharpton to the point of puke.

Ugh.

Bring us some real men. Intelligent women, and informed on air talent.


50 posted on 11/12/2008 5:15:44 AM PST by Carley (Vote McCain/Palin.....Change babies can live with.)
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