[Ed. – Double standard]
In its handling so far of the Jemele Hill situation, ESPN has confirmed its bias. Call it liberal, call it whatever you want, but this much is clear: if ESPN agrees with your political commentary, you’re OK. If ESPN does not agree with your political commentary, you’re not OK.
At least that’s the only thing to infer from ESPN’s response so far.
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The Curt Schilling comparison: Schilling was fired after what ESPN determined to be an inappropriate post on social media. ESPN has determined Hill’s tweet Monday about President Trump to be inappropriate. Schilling had previously been suspended for another social media post ESPN determined to be “unacceptable.” Hill has previously been suspended as well by ESPN, back in 2008, for invoking Hitler in a column about the Boston Celtics.
So first suspension, then firing. If that’s ESPN’s policy, so be it.
Except so far ESPN has done nothing to Hill aside from a feather-tap on the wrist for what is a blatant violation of its own policies. …