Notable Quotables: Blasting 'Ugly' 'Fear Talk' on Syria

November 23rd, 2015 8:57 AM
This week, journalists echo the Obama line on Syrian refugees, blasting Republicans for their "ugly" "fear talk," even as FNC anchor Shepard Smith scolds the "collective freak-out....We cannot resort to the tactics of the barbarians." Meanwhile, ABC's Jon Karl confronts GOP candidate Ted Cruz: "You don't think it's un-American to say, only Christians…

Shep Smith Slams ‘Political Extremists’ Objecting to Syrian Refugees

November 17th, 2015 1:59 PM
In a tirade on Monday, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith dismissed legitimate security concerns in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks as a “collective freak-out” that was potentially “dangerous.” He then proceeded to condemn anyone opposed to bringing thousands of Syrian refugees to the United States as “extreme forces within our own political system” that…

Shepard Smith: 'People Don't Know' Who I Voted For

August 18th, 2015 4:31 PM
Fox News anchor Shepard Smith appeared on Late Night, Monday, and told host Seth Meyers that no one knows who he voted for. The journalist insisted, "Well, I don't tell them. So, people don't know." Meyers blurted, "But people can't read it on your face?" The comedian added, "Let me try. Did you vote for Obama?" Smith replied, "No."…

Shepard Smith Loses It When Asked Legitimate Questions About Riots

April 29th, 2015 2:24 PM
During live coverage of the Baltimore riots during the 5:00 p.m. ET hour on Monday, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith scolded and mocked hosts of The Five for daring to ask legitimate questions about the violence. "If we want to turn this, as a nation, into something that will rile up the races, then we can do that. But it seems prudent to listen to the two get to this point, where…

FNC's Shep Smith Losing 7 p.m. Slot; Will Anchor Breaking News Stories

September 12th, 2013 3:34 PM
Updated below page break | Shepard Smith is losing his 7 p.m. Eastern Fox Report slot, but will gain the post of managing editor of the network's breaking news division, Mediaite is reporting. Presumably this opens that time slot for Sean Hannity, who is losing his 9 p.m. slot to Megyn Kelly. Smith will still retain his 3 p..m. Eastern Studio B program. The Mississippi native is no…

Fox News's Shep Smith Grouses Catholic Church 'Exclude[s] Half the Pop

March 12th, 2013 5:30 PM
With thick, black smoke pouring out of the chimney of the Sistine Chapel indicating that the College of Cardinals had not elected a new pope on their first ballot, Fox News Channel's Shep Smith took to the air at 3:15 p.m. EDT to grill Catholic priest and Fox News contributor Fr. Jonathan Morris on the Catholic Church being out of touch with the modern world, particularly regarding how…

FNC's Shep Smith: 'Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day' Is 'National Day of I

August 1st, 2012 4:02 PM
On his way out to commercial break at 3:24 p.m. Eastern, Studio B host Shep Smith noted that August 1 is "National Badminton Day," and quipped "Forget National Day of Intolerance, let's just stay with badminton." The Fox News Channel host's comments appear to be referring to Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, which Smith's fellow FNC colleague Mike Huckabee declared…

Unfair and One-sided: Fox News’ Smith Exults That Obama 'Now in the

May 9th, 2012 5:52 PM
On Wednesday’s edition of Studio B w/ Shepard Smith, anchor Smith let slip his personal political views on same-sex marriage with some condescending remarks about how being pro-traditional marriage is an outdated notion.  Following the "official" announcement that Barack Obama now supports same-sex marriage, Smith opined that the President of the United States is "now in…

Shep Sniffs At Scott Walker's 'So-Called' Reform

March 4th, 2011 7:52 PM
Shep Smith: putting the liberal balance into Fox News Channel's fair-and-balanced reporting . . . On Fox Report this evening, Shep sneered at Gov. Walker's budget-repair bill, sniffing at it as "so-called" reform, sarcastically adding that as far as union members facing layoffs are concerned, "it's no repair to them." Later, interviewing FNC's White…

FNC's Shep Smith Scolds Thune on Health Care: 'We're Gonna Lose' and

February 25th, 2010 4:53 PM
Taking a break from ongoing coverage of today's Blair House health care summit around 3:15 p.m. EST today, Fox News Channel's Shep Smith scolded Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and congressional Republicans for impeding passage of the Democratic health care agenda (video embedded at right; audio available here):  Why do Republicans want to throw this thing out and start over, senator? Why do they…