ESPN Host Blasts Network For Discouraging Political Talk

Washington Free Beacon | 7/19/2019 | Graham Piro
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ESPN host Dan Le Batard ripped ESPN's "weak-a—" policy that its hosts refrain from discussing politics and blasted President Donald Trump and his supporters for the "send her back" chants during his radio show yesterday.

Le Batard called the chant "un-American" and accused Trump of instigating a racial division. "We here at ESPN haven't had the stomach for that fight because Jemele [Hill] did some things on Twitter and you saw what happened after that," he said. "And then here, all of a sudden, nobody talks politics on anything unless we can use one of these sport figures as a meat shield in the most cowardly possible way to discuss these subjects."

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"We don't talk about what is happening unless there's some sort of weak, cowardly sports angle that we can run it through when sports has always been a place where this stuff changes," Le Betard continued. He described the lack of political focus as a "weak-a— shield."

Last year, ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro, who had been in the job for less than half a year, clarified that the network is not a political...
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I find it extremely funny when people keep voting and expecting the government to change!
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