ESPN Issues Craven Apology For Jemele Hill’s Accurate Descriptions Of Donald Trump – Donald Trump Sucks

ESPN Issues Craven Apology For Jemele Hill’s Accurate Descriptions Of Donald Trump – Donald Trump Sucks

ESPN SportsCenter host Jemele Hill called Donald Trump a bigot and white supremacist on Twitter Monday night, and the backlash to these pretty standard and well-founded opinions compelled the network to give Hill a talking-to and to release a statement.

An ESPN spokesperson wouldn’t elaborate on whether Hill faced any discipline beyond a conversation with her bosses. These were some of Hill’s tweets. They seem pretty accurate and not at all inappropriate.

Indeed, in the perpetual maelstrom that is the Trump news cycle, it feels like his thoughts on the Central Park Five aren’t discussed enough. Not only did he buy full-page newspaper ads calling for the death penalty to be given to five black and Latino boys who were falsely accused of raping a white woman, but when he was asked about it in 2016, he stood by his initial call for murdering the innocent:

“They admitted they were guilty,” he said in a statement to CNN this month. “The police doing the original investigation say they were guilty. The fact that that case was settled with so much evidence against them is outrageous.”

Hill’s remarks spurred dog-whistling Wonder Twins Clay Travis and Britt McHenry to action:

And so the pile-on began, led by cynical hucksters and backed by the same disingenuous internet browbeating tactics that have served the right for years in campaigns against studiously apolitical corporations that want nothing more than for no one to be angry at them, whether or not what anyone claims to be angry about makes any sense. (How is it politicizing sports to describe a man who supported neo-Nazi protesters in a nationally televised…

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